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Peace Memorial Museum
614-1 Aza-Mabuni, Itoman-shi, Okinawa, Japan

Two-story museum documenting the war on Okinawa. Museum includes exhibits, relics, photos, wartime footage presented in both Japanese and English signs. Politically charged, the exhibits acknowledge Japanese part in the war, but are slanted. Also, the post war history of American occupation on the island, and tensions with local population. Regardless, it is the definitive museum on the battle of Okinawa.

Cornerstone For Peace
Black marble cornerstones with the names of all who died in the battle, from all nationalities.

War Memorial to Koreas
Shaped like a turtle shell, it is dedicated to the conscripted Koreans who died in the battle.

Okinawa Peace Hall
Houses a 40' tall Buddha, peace bell, monument and meditation forest

Cemetery & National War Dead Peace Mausoleum (Mabuni no Oka)
The memorial path, almost a mile long is covered by stone monuments from Japan's prefectures, where thousands of Japanese died during the battle and provides views over the island and ocean.

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