a memorial for all wars: the Polynational War Memorial


The Memorial Hall at Logou (Marco Polo) Bridge

Type: Physical memorial
Country: China

Added: 8/12/2009
Updated: 8/15/2013 3:58:44 PM

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The Memorial Hall at Logou (Marco Polo) Bridge
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From a news article on Oct 9 2001

"Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi expressed his heartfelt apology and condolences Monday to those Chinese who lost their lives in the war waged by Japan half a century ago.

After visiting the Lugou (Marco Polo) Bridge and the Memorial Hall of the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, Koizumi said to the press that he has come to understand the miseries of war more deeply after looking at this exhibition and offers heartfelt apology and condolences to the Chinese victims of Japanese aggression."



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