Mitsubishi to make historic apology to Allied prisoners of war

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Mitsubishi Materials Corp. will make an historic apology to prisoners of war forced to work in their mines during the Second World War.

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Senior Officials for Mitsubishi Materials said they with make a formal apology to an American POW, 94-year-old James Murphy who was captured in the Philippines in 1942.

Mitsubishi will address Murphy and other survivors of Imperial Japan’s notorious prison camps in a ceremony at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, California on Sunday.

Japanese prison camps were known to be brutal, with the Japanese creating horrendous conditions for their prisoners.

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Mitsubishi was known to have some of the worst conditions with numerous mining officials sentenced for their atrocities after the war ended.

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