Japan - WWII Memorial Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi angered Korea and China and many citizens of his own country today when he visited the shrine which honors Japan's World War II dead. Among those buried there are a dozen convicted war criminals. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.
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Japan - WWII Memorial

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Japan - WWII Memorial

Japan - WWII Memorial

Japan - WWII Memorial

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Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi angered Korea and China and many citizens of his own country today when he visited the shrine which honors Japan's World War II dead. Among those buried there are a dozen convicted war criminals. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.