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June 24, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo
On June 23, the Okinawa Prefectural Government and the Assembly held the Okinawa Memorial Day ceremony on the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Okinawa at the Peace Memorial Park at Mabuni in Itoman. During the Battle of Okinawa, more than 200,000 people were killed.
Many people, including members of the bereaved families who suffer from sadness even after 70 years have passed, visited the Cornerstone of Peace at the park. The services were...