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Recognized as a dead veteran of the Imperial Japanese Army showed up in Ukraine

April 18 2006

For the first time since the Second World War, 83-year-old Japanese veteran, will travel to their homeland.

According to the Government of Japan, Isinosuke Uvano, now living in Ukraine, fought against the Soviet Army on Sakhalin. After hostilities ended he returned to his homeland. Since 1958, Japanese authorities have ceased to receive information about this man. In 2000, Japan decided that Uvano died.

Veteran feels fine. Therefore, he intends to go along with his son to the north of Japan to see her relatives.

He is expected to arrive home on Wednesday. Since the veteran in Japan officially declared dead, he vedet home as a foreigner: the Uvano a Ukrainian passport, reports " Interfax ".

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