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Exploring Japan's military past

Aug 1, 2015

Exploring Japan's military past

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History buffs in Japan can also visit a variety of sites related to this country’s military past. In addition to the enormous Yushukan Museum on the grounds of the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward (www.yasukuni.or.jp/english/yushukan), numerous spots with historical significance can be found ...

LDP lawmakers aim to raise battleship Yamato wreckage

Jul 28, 2015

LDP lawmakers aim to raise battleship Yamato wreckage

A group of Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers is considering whether the government can launch a project to salvage wreckage from the World War II battleship Yamato from the bottom of the East China Sea. The lawmakers are also considering collecting the remains of the ...