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Bones and rust and now the ink is running dry | by Sifter
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Bones and rust and now the ink is running dry

A close up of the previous shot, taken in one of Peleliu's Japanese graveyards. If I remember rightly, this shrine was built by a Japanese soldier who survived the battle (one of only 200 of the original garrison of 11,000 who did), who then went on to become a successful businessman with shops in Shibuya.

 

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Taken on October 22, 2008