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A group of Japanese language students pose for a photo to send to the family of Tokichi Shimizu, a fallen WWII solider whose flag was found at New Trier. Photos submitted
The Yosegaki Hinomaru flag found at New Trier before construction in 2015. The flag was returned to the owner’s family after a three-year search by students and staff.
Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am CST December 23, 2018
Stored in the basement of New Trier’s old mechanical area was a precious piece of history — a World War II Japanese flag with the classic rising sun.