Okinawan residents place flowers and pray at the Cornerstone of Peace memorial wall during the 2017 Okinawa Memorial Day service June 23, 2017 at Peace Memorial Park, Itoman, Japan. The ceremony brought together service members and Okinawan residents to honor all who lost their lives in the Battle of Okinawa. The memorial walls are inscribed with over 240,000 names of people who died, regardless of nationality, civilian or military status in the battle. During the ceremony all who attended stood for a moment of silence honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. (U.S. Mar

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Okinawan residents place flowers and pray at the Cornerstone of Peace memorial wall during the 2017 Okinawa Memorial Day service June 23, 2017 at Peace Memorial Park, Itoman, Japan. The ceremony brought together service members and Okinawan residents to honor all who lost their lives in the Battle of Okinawa. The memorial walls are inscribed with over 240,000 names of people who died, regardless of nationality, civilian or military status in the battle. During the ceremony all who attended stood for a moment of silence honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. (U.S. Mar
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Okinawan residents place flowers and pray at the Cornerstone of Peace memorial wall during the 2017 Okinawa Memorial Day service June 23, 2017 at Peace Memorial Park, Itoman, Japan. The ceremony brought together service members and Okinawan residents to honor all who lost their lives in the Battle of Okinawa. The memorial walls are inscribed with over 240,000 names of people who died, regardless of nationality, civilian or military status in the battle. During the ceremony all who attended stood for a moment of silence honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Charles Plouffe)