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Himeyuri Tower

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671-1 Ihara, Itoman, Okinawa 901-0344, Japan

Monument honoring the Himeyuri medical corps of female students killed in WWII's Battle of Okinawa.

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Phil 3 weeks ago

It was a sad place remembering when these school girls were called into the battle of Okinawa. Reading the memorials to 15 to 17 year olds and what they did and how they died is wrenching. It is hard not to cry.

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Let's Go 2 months ago

A memorial dedicated to those heroines whose lives were devastated by the brutal war. We must be reminded of the horrors of wars. May there be forever peace in our world.

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hien nguyen 4 months ago

Great displays and information regarding the experience of Okinawans during WWII. Sad and interesting but I feel to be a must if you want some background to the people here.

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LAUS DEO 5 months ago

Speechless, very nice Memorial, I did not make it through without tearing up. It is so sad that the women actually young girls of Okinawa went through. WAR is a horrible thing! The second time coming here and it still is a remarkable Cenotaph with detailed accounts of the suffering.

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Ryan De La Luz 10 months ago

As others have said before, the monument has great historical significance. War is not kind to any of its participants, and these girls and their teachers were victims to the effects of warfare during the Battle of Okinawa.