Paying respects on the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa (14 images)
US Ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy joined with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and others, at the Peace Memorial Park in Itoman, Okinawa for a memorial service remembering the lives lost during the Battle of Okinawa.
Worshipers pray at the "Cornerstone of Peace" monument, honoring those who lost their lives during the Battle of Okinawa, at the Peace Memorial Park in Itoman, Okinawa on June 23, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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