Japanese remember the fallen and pray for a peaceful future on WWII anniversary

Attendees release pigeons at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Wednesday to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II. | YOSHIAKI MIURA

TOKYO, 16 AUGUST 2018 (THE JAPAN TIMES) – On the 73rd anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Wednesday, people across the nation remembered the country’s past and expressed hopes that memories of the war will not be forgotten. At the Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery in Tokyo, visitors spoke of their aspirations for a […]

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