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Okinawa Day 5 - Sayonara Naha

“Sayonara – Japanese for ‘goodbye’; however, it carries more finality. Instead of being used at the end of a day, as in “Goodbye see you tomorrow,” it would be used in situations where you will either not see the person for a long time, if ever again.” 340 more words

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Bonds of Brotherhood: WWII vets long to share memories with younger generation

GLENVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A pair of local World War II veterans have become close friends long after they both fought in a major battle. 335 more words

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Official Harry Potter site releases info about the mysterious Japanese wizards and their school

Where do Japan’s young witches and wizards go to hone their magical abilities? Why, Mahoutokoro on the island of Minami Iwo Jima, of course! 401 more words

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The Absurdity of Harry Potter's New Magic School in Asia

J.K Rowling recently announced the inclusion of a few new wizarding schools into the Harry Potter world. The Japanese one, Mahoutokoro, caught my eye. Especially in where it’s geographically placed. 377 more words

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John Barrow saw Japanese women at Saipan throw babies off cliff then jump themselves | War Tales

John Henry Barrow II of Royal Palm Retirement Centre in Port Charlotte, Fla. served aboard a destroyer and a sub chaser in the Pacific during World War II. 110 more words

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Letters from Iwo Jima

The attached video tells the story of a young American soldier that began at the Battle of Iwo Jima, and still continues to this day…. 206 more words

John Barrow saw Japanese women at Saipan throw babies off cliff then jump themselves

John Henry Barrow II of Royal Palm Retirement Centre in Port Charlotte, Fla. served aboard a destroyer and a sub chaser in the Pacific during World War II. 883 more words

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