Japan searches for WWII soldiers' remains on Peleliu

Seventy-five years on, Japan is still battling to find remains of its soldiers killed in battle on remote Pacific island.

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    The Pacific island of Peleliu was the scene of a brutal World War II battle involving US and Japanese soldiers.

    The battle was expected to last four days but continued for more than two months with nearly 13,000 dead.

    Seventy-five years on, the grim task of identifying and repatriating remains continues.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports from Peleliu.


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