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Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan collects remains as he visits Iwoto Island, also known as Iwojima, to inspect the government's ongoing efforts to recover the remains of Japanese soldiers who died in World War II, December 14, 2010
Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010

Open quoteWe will examine every grain of sand. Please be patient a little longer. I prayed from my heart for the souls who died here.Close quote

  • Japanese Prime Minister, during a visit to the World War II battlefield of Iwo Jima; Kan aims to find the 12,000-plus fallen Japanese soldiers whose bodies have yet to be recovered from the island
Photo: Kyodo / Reuters | Source: AP