Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Okinawa Then and Now (Photos) The Stone Lion of Tomori

       This photo was taken during the Battle of Okinawa sometime between April and June of 1945.

         This is the scene as I saw it in September of 2009. The Statue is the Stone Lion of Tomori.

           The Stone Lion of Tomori in Okinawa, Japan was featured in an article by Keith Graff in

                                                    APOGEE PHOTO MAGAZINE

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Ryan said...

These pictures are amazing, if only the lion of Tomori could talk.

RyukyuMike said...

Bet if he could talk, he'd have some horror stories to share.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for an concept, you sparked at thought from a angle I hadn't given thoguht to yet. Now lets see if I can do one thing with it.