Okinawans Remember World War II Dead (Japan in Photos)

A family pays tribute to a relative killed in the Battle of Okinawa at the Cornerstone of Peace monument in the Peace Memorial Park, Itoman, Okinawa, on June 23, 2017. Every year, the prefecture commemorates the end of the 1945 battle in which more than 240,000 people died. The city of Itoman saw particularly heavy fighting in the final stages of the battle. (© Jiji)

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