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    'Blackened Canteen' Ceremony Promotes Peace Between US, Japan [Image 9 of 14]

    'Blackened Canteen' Ceremony Promotes Peace Between US, Japan

    UNITED STATES

    12.06.2015

    Photo by Lisa Ferdinando       

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    The caretaker of the "Blackened Canteen" tradition, Dr. Hiroya Sugano, left, holds the World War II-era canteen recovered from a crash site in Japan of two American bombers, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2016. At the Blackened Canteen event at the USS Arizona Memoria, whiskey is poured into the hallowed waters, as an offering of peace. The aircrews were killed in the June 1945 crash; 2,000 Japanese citizens were killed in the raid. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando

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    Date Taken: 12.06.2015
    Date Posted: 12.08.2016 06:46
    Photo ID: 3042446
    VIRIN: 161206-D-BN624-448
    Resolution: 4213x2808
    Size: 987.19 KB
    Location: US

    Web Views: 42
    Downloads: 6

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