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Rue1 - Survivors want to By Herb Brock Staff Writer...
Survivors want to By Herb Brock Staff Writer Thousands of Japanese-Americans were herded into internment camps during World War II where they were detained but not harmed. The U.S. government recognized the wrong that was committed and has paid compensation. The survivors have $20,000 apiece to show for their ordeal. Edwin "Skip" Rue was herded into a Japanese prison camp during World War II where he was beaten and abused. The Japanese government has not recognized committing any wrong and the United States hasn't asked it to do so. The only thing Rue has to show for his ordeal is the memory of a bowl of rice and half-cooked fish. That meal is one of the most poignant memories that the Mercer County native has of the American surrender at Bataan and Corregi-dor, the subsequent Death (Continued on Page A7.) Bland Moore of Danville, a survivor of the Bataan Death March,shows off" medals and a Japanese sniper rifle he brought home from World War IL Jail BLurfA hu H nilU ' rati mow uj wmhn onw - be repaid i ;'

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  1. The Advocate-Messenger,
  2. 29 Mar 1992, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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