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Lost in the Well of Souls

By Anastasia , published on May 31, 2011

...died last century at the hands of the Nazis. But the thing is there truly is such a place or something very like, though it’s not in Germany – it’s in Japan. On August 6 every year the Japanese gather at Hiroshima to bewail their fate as victims. On every other day they can go to the Yasukuni Shrine, situated in the Chiyoda district of the capital, to celebrate the spirit of men who carried aggressive warfare across Asia, including former Prime Minister Tojo and all those hanged after the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal. And the guard does march up and down under the flag of the Rising Sun. ... (more)

Tags: japan, korea, yasukuni shrine, germans

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