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amnesty
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
a pardon; or the time period during which the pardon is offered

(a pardon is a release from punishment)
  • By 1958, every war criminal who had not been executed would be free, and on December 30 of that year, all would be granted amnesty.
    p. 392.3
  • On December 24, 1948, as the occupation began to wind down, General MacArthur declared a "Christmas amnesty" for the last seventeen men awaiting trial for Class A war crimes, the designation for those who had guided the war.
    p. 390.9

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