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News Regarding TIMs Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan. (VIDEO)


According to Kyodo News, on Thursday, June 26, 2014, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan visited a:

“…state-run grave in Itoman, Okinawa Prefecture, for the victims of the Battle of Okinawa.

The imperial couple visited Japan’s southwestern island prefecture ahead of the 70th anniversary of the sinking of a transport ship carrying hundreds of schoolchildren when it was torpedoed by a U.S. submarine in August 1944.”