Remains of Japanese Soldiers Cremated on Indonesian Island : News Photo

Remains of Japanese Soldiers Cremated on Indonesian Island

Credit: 
The Asahi Shimbun / Contributor
BIAK, 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)
Caption:
BIAK, 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)
Calculate price
View cart
Date created:
November 25, 2013
Editorial #:
452075777
Restrictions:
Contact your local office for all commercial or promotional uses.CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT
License type:
Rights-managedRights-managed products are licensed with restrictions on usage, such as limitations on size, placement, duration of use and geographic distribution. You will be asked to submit information concerning your intended use of the product, which will determine the scope of usage rights granted.
Collection:
The Asahi Shimbun
Max file size:
6,000 x 4,000 px (20.00 x 13.33 in) - 300 dpi - 20.2 MB
Release info:
Not released.More information
Source:
The Asahi Shimbun
Object name:
77545041

Keywords

This image is subject to copyright. Getty Images reserves the right to pursue unauthorized users of this image or clip, and to seek damages for copyright violations. To learn more about copyright and Getty Images’ enforcement program, click here. Availability for this image cannot be guaranteed until time of purchase.
Bereaved family members add wood to a fire during a ceremony to... News Photo 452075777Addition,Army,Biak Island,Ceremony,Family,Fire,Horizontal,Human Interest,Indonesia,Japan,Mourner,People,Remains,WoodPhotographer 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)