Japanese Memorial Battle of Tenaru

This memorial stands on the site where the Ichiki Regiment was destroyed by U.S. Marines in August 1942. Its commander, Colonel Ichiki, was killed here. His remains were discovered after the war. The memorial reads:

"Ichiki Party" was organized in Ashikawn, Japan. They landed on this land in August, 1942 and most of them were to die in fierce battle. We priase the soldiers of Ichiki and those of all nations who died here, for their nation. It is our sincerest wish that the world will remain peacful, forever without anymore wars."

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