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Town needs to work to preserve Tanabaru Field Hospital Shelter

Town needs to work to preserve Tanabaru Field Hospital Shelter

June 23, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

In June 2013, rocks falls inside the Tanabaru Shelter in Nishihara highlight the urgent need to carry out preservation work.

The local education board and a volunteer group for recovering war remains are searching inside the shelter, which the Imperial Japanese Army used as a field hospital during the Battle of Okinawa. There is no specific schedule for the preservation and repair work, but those involved commented that they want the municipal government...

 
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