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Japan marks 73rd WWII anniversary(10 images)

Japan held a memorial service in honor of those who died in World War II on the 73rd anniversary of the surrender in Tokyo on Wednesday. Photos by Keizo Mori/UPI

Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attend the memorial service. Akihito's father, Hirohito, led Japan into the war, for which Akihito expressed contrition, saying, "Reflecting on our past and bearing in mind the feelings of deep remorse, I earnestly hope that the ravages of war will never be repeated." | License Photo
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