Memorial service honors 70th anniversary of Yamato sinking

Apr 7, 2015

Memorial service honors 70th anniversary of Yamato sinking

A memorial service was held Tuesday in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, for about 3,000 crew members who died when the Imperial Japanese Navy battleship Yamato was sunk by U.S. forces on April 7, 1945, during World War II. About 300 people, including relatives of the ...