Here is a report outlining somd of what the Japanese did to US and other prisoners. Ultimately, after the war, the United States tried and executed Japanese soldiers and officers for torture as war crimes. Waterboarding was a war crime that resulted in the US convicting and executing Japanese soldiers who employed it.
Information regarding Korean Occupation Period 1945 to 1949
Corporate Documents for the National Association of the 6th Infantry Division Posted January 16, 2008.
Here is the recently declassified 6th Infantry Division Plan of Attack for Luzon the Philippines.
Verification from the Department of the Army regarding the authorization of the 6th Infantry Division Members to have been awarded the Army of Occupation Medal for qualifying service as a part of the Army of Occupation (Japan) in Korea if service was for 30 days in Korea and between September 3, 1945 and April 29, 1949.
IN ORDER TO APPY FOR THIS MEDAL: (1) A cover letter requesting the medal along with—(1) This verification material, (2) a copy of the veteran’s discharge papers, and (3) a filled out “Standard Form 180” signed by the Veteran or next of kin should be sent to the following address:
National Personnel Records Center, Medals Section (NRPMA-M)
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100
Please download the Standard Form 180. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat, your local VA should have these forms available. Your VFW Post or American Legion Post may also have access to these forms.