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A Japanese Soldier Fought the Loneliest Battle of World War II for 29 Years After It Ended

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Hiroo Onoda: A Japanese soldier with Samurai roots

In 1974, an adventurer named Norio Suzuki wandered down a dirt trail in the thick of the Lubang forests of the Philippines.

He was searching for a Japanese soldier, Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda.

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Shenbaga Lakshmi

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