Jun 23, 2015

Japan marks 70th anniversary of WWII Battle of Okinawa

TOKYO (AP) — About 5,000 people including Japan's prime minister and the U.S. ambassador to Japan held a memorial service Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa, one of the bloodiest conflicts of World War II. They observed a moment of silence at Peace Memorial Park in Okinawa, a chain of islands at the southern tip of the Japanese archipelago. Naeko Teruya, a...

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