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Ralph Payne ©Stars and StripesTokyo, 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.


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