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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Okinawa reversion, 1972

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 18, 2018

Ralph Payne ©Stars and Stripes
Tokyo, May, 1972: Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako watch as Vice President Spiro Agnew presents Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato with documents returning Okinawa and the other Ryukyu Islands to Japan after 27 years of postwar American rule.