‘Please remember that Okinawa’s memorial day is on June 23rd’

This reminder is from Hachiro on 3 June 2015.

The following text and photos are from Wikipedia:

“Okinawa Memorial Day (慰霊の日 Irei no Hi?, lit. “the day to console the dead”) is a public holiday observed in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture annually on June 23 to remember the lives lost during the Battle of Okinawa. It is not celebrated nationally throughout Japan.”

Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum (沖縄県平和祈念資料館), Itoman C, Okinawa P. Photo by Syohei Arai, 27 June 2007.

Cornerstone of peace from a distance in the Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum (沖縄県平和祈念資料館), Itoman C, Okinawa P. Photo by Syohei Arai, 27 June 2007.

Cornerstone of Peace in Okinawa, Japan. Photo by SANDO from ja, Oct. 2006.

Cornerstone of Peace, a memorial to all those who died in the Battle of Okinawa, in Okinawa, Japan. Photo by SANDO from ja, Oct. 2006.

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