WWII-related visit

KOROR – Japan’s imperial couple arrived in the Pacific Island nation of Palau yesterday, the site of a fearsome battle with American troops, on a rare overseas visit related to WWII. Emperor Akihito, the son and heir of Hirohito, in whose name Japan’s military fought in the decades up to 1945, was visiting the former […]

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