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    Posted May 21, 2013 by
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    A History Lesson You Probably Never Heard In School

     
    On June 1, 1943, the village of Ambunwari in Papua New Guinea was bombed by American and Australian forces because it was believed that Japanese soldiers were hiding there. The spirit houses were never rebuilt, and the artifacts that were housed in them have spent the last 70 years in makeshift storage on the ground. In May of 2012, I visited Ambunwari and learned about how part of this village has been frozen in time.
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