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Yasukuni end of war celebrations

Men in imperial army uniforms, one carrying a replica rifle with a Japanese flag tied to it, march through the grounds of the controversial Yasukuni Shrine during the celebrations of the end of the Pacific War. This shrine houses the spirits of Japan's war dead, including 14 Class A war criminals, and is the centre of focus for Japanase nationalists and source of tension for Japanese neighbors, especially China and Korea who suffered badly at the hands of the Japanese Imperial forces before and during World War 2. Yasukuni Jinja Tokyo, Japan August 15th 2008

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Men in imperial army uniforms, one carrying a replica rifle with a Japanese flag tied to it, march through the grounds of the  controversial Yasukuni Shrine during the celebrations of the end of the Pacific War. This shrine houses the spirits of Japan's war dead, including 14 Class A war criminals, and is the centre of focus for Japanase nationalists and source of tension for Japanese neighbors, especially China and Korea who suffered badly at the hands of the Japanese Imperial forces before and during World War 2. Yasukuni Jinja Tokyo, Japan August 15th 2008