April 11, 2013
Plans by the Japanese government to hold a ceremony commemorating the San Francisco Peace Treaty on April 28 are facing criticism from islands that were forsaken in the...
August 22, 2012
With the remains of some 10,000 Imperial Japanese soldiers still unaccounted for on Iwojima island, one seemingly impenetrable final resting site is beneath a runway still in...
July 15, 2012
ETAJIMA, Hiroshima Prefecture--Letters that an Olympic medalist sent to his wife from Iwojima island, where he perished during the final days of World War II, will soon be used ...
March 15, 2012
A memorial service was held on Iwojima island on March 14 for Japanese and American soldiers who died in the celebrated 1945 battle there during World War II.
August 16, 2011
Sixty-six years after the end of World War II, Chuji Inoue and many others are fighting their own private little wars, trying to repatriate the remains of some 1.13 million...
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