An old man in an Imperial era military uniform at Yasukuni Shrine. On August 15th every year people gather at Yasukuni Shrine to commemorate the end of the Pacific War. Notionally a call for remembrance and continued peace it is also a Mecca for right wing nationalist including the paramilitary Uyoku Dantai. Tokyo, Japan, August 15th 2009.
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An old man in an Imperial era military uniform at Yasukuni Shrine. On August 15th every year people gather at Yasukuni Shrine to commemorate the end of the Pacific War. Notionally a call for remembrance and continued peace it is also a Mecca for right wing nationalist including the paramilitary Uyoku Dantai. Tokyo, Japan, August 15th 2009.
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