University student Atsushi Maeda, 21, who took part in a tour to look for the remains of missing Japanese soldiers at the site of one of World War II’s most ferocious battles at Guadalcanal. As the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II approaches, there has been a surge in interest among young Japanese about the disastrous war that their nation has long tried to forget. (New York Times)© Japan Today
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These young men who died here believed they were defending their family and loved ones. We need to rediscover their sacrifices and learn from them.
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