The 68th anniversary of Japan surrender in World War II ceremony in Tokyo

The 68th anniversary of Japan surrender in World War II ceremony in Tokyo

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August 15, 2013, Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito, left, accompanied by Empress Michiko and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, foreground, takes a deep bow to the altar during a ceremony in Tokyo marking the 68th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Thursday, August 15, 2013. (Photo by Kaku Kurita/AFLO)

The 68th anniversary of Japan surrender in World War II ceremony in Tokyo
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August 15, 2013, Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows before the altar during a ceremony in Tokyo marking the 68th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Thursday, August 15, 2013. (Photo by Kaku Kurita/AFLO)