Okinawa Marks 68th Anniversary Of End of 'Battle Of Okinawa'
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woman prays for the war dead in front of HeiwanoIshiji or... News Photo 171416918Adult,Bestof,Conflict,Dead,Heiwa-no-Ishiji,Horizontal,Itoman,Japan,Memorial,Okinawa Prefecture,Okinawa Prefecture Peace Memorial Parkon,Praying,Topics,Topix,Victim,Violence,War,Women,cornerstone of peace,toppicsPhotographer The Asahi ShimbunCollection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunITOMAN, JAPAN - JUNE 23: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) A woman prays for the war dead in front of Heiwa-no-Ishiji or 'Cornerstone of Peace', the memorial to commemorate Okinawa-related war victims, at Okinawa Prefecture Peace Memorial Parkon June 23, 2013 in Itoman, Okinawa, Japan. During the 3-month ground battle at the end of World War II, more than 200,000 people were killed. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)