Bruce Meyer-Kenny

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Re-enacters and veterans of WW2 march into Yasukuni shrine wearing WW2 military uniforms during commerations for the end of WW2 in Tokyo, Japan on  August 15 2002... .Established in 1869 by the Meiji Emperor to commerate those who died in the Boshin War. The shrine now houses the souls or 'kami' of Japan's war dead including 14 A-class war criminals who were interned among the 2.5 million war dead in 1978. Visits to the shrine by Japanese Prime Ministers create tensions with Japan's Asian neighbors.  (Photo by Bruce Meyer/2.0 Images).