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Jun 24, 2007

Changing Iwo Jima


For at least 1,000 Japanese residing on the island of Iwo Jima, the island should be called Iwo To to forget the ill memories the island incurred during the Second World War. Recently, the name change has been officialized.

War veterans in the US expressed disappointments saying that Iwo Jima is part of the history reminding the world of the ills of war.

Should Saipan change its name too?

The Reveler

5 comments:

The Saipan Blogger アンジェロ・ビラゴメズ said...

Let's go back to being called Islas de los Ladrones.

Towa Tei said...

meaning?

Weird Elle said...

Islands of thieves...

Anonymous said...

Let’s learn from Guam or Guahan and not rename places like Agaña to Hagåtña when it should really be pronounced Hä-gāt-nē-yā.

Anonymous said...

Let’s learn from Guam or Guahan and not rename places like Agaña to Hagåtña when it should really be pronounced Hä-gāt-nē-yā.

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