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  1. Iimoriyama

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    Mount Iimori (飯盛山 Iimoriyama) is located east of Aizuwakamatsu JR Station in the town of Aizuwakamatsu in western Fukushima. In 1868, it was the location of a mass suicide of a Byakkotai unit consisting of twenty teenagers, all sons of Aizu samurai fighting against the invading pro-imperial...
  2. Aizu Sazaedo

    Aizu Sazaedo

    @Oxij / So-do, former Shosojisan (Aizu Sazaedo)
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    Iimoriyama

    This commemorative plaque had been donated by the German diplomat Hasso von Etzdorff in 1935. The original swastika had been replaced by the Iron Cross after the war after US Army soldiers had discovered the plaque. It says: 'A German + to the young knights of Aizu'.
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    Iimoriyama

    A monument erected by the people of Rome in 1928, sponsored by Mussollini, in honour of the Byakkotai members. The pillar was recovered from the city of Pompeii.
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    Iimoriyama

    The graves of the nineteen Byakkotai members who committed suicide upon seeing what they believed was Tsuruga Castle in flames.
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    Iimoriyama

    The graves of the nineteen Byakkotai members who comitted suicide at Mount Iimori. One of the twenty members survived.
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    Iimoriyama

    Statue of a Byakkotai member spotting Aizuwakamatsu Castle (Tsurugajo) in the distance.
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