War orphans

This is part 3 of the testimony of Susumu Noda, whose life as a junior high school student in the Japanese colonial outpost of Dalian in occupied Manchuria came to a jarring halt when World War 2 ended on Aug. 15. Although his family was able to stay together and make it back to Japan intact, other families were not so lucky.

Many children were left behind to be adopted by Chinese families. Mr. Noda witnessed this and told his side of the story — quite a different one from the popular account.

Part 3: The battle for family survival

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