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Japanese Fishing Boat

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After the earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, this boat was washed away and thought lost. It washed up in Washington State, near the Columbia River about a year later.

Yosegaki Hinomaru

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From the Columbia River Maritime Museum: Japanese soldiers in World War II carried with them a very personal memento into battle: Yosegaki Hinomaru. These flags, covered with signatures and well-wishes for a safe return, were given by family and friends … Read More

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