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Bereaved family members add wood to a fire during a ceremony to... News PhotoArmy,Biak Island,Ceremony,Family,Horizontal,Human Interest,Indonesia,Japan,Mourner,PeoplePhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunBIAK, INDONESIA - NOVEMBER 25: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Bereaved family members add wood to a fire during a ceremony to cremate the remains of Japanese troops on Biak island on November 25, 2013 in Biak, Indonesia. Japanfs Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare sent a delegation to the island in Papua province after the remains of 282 people were recently uncovered. During the war, the Imperial Japanese Army designated Biak island as Japan's 'absolute zone of national defense.' In the battles against allied forces, an estimated 10,000 or more people were killed on the island. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)