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July 20, 1995 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Oh Chol Hwang beholds the handcuffs and fetters, the clubs and swords, the gruesome wax dolls depicting Japanese military police torture techniques and declares himself a witness to history. "All these things I saw here today, I experienced myself," says Oh, 79, as he recalls life under Japan's 35-year colonial subjugation during a recent visit to South Korea's Independence Museum southwest of Seoul. "No matter how much the Japanese try to deny it, they can't erase the memories of Koreans."
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July 20, 1995 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Oh Chol Hwang beholds the handcuffs and fetters, the clubs and swords, the gruesome wax dolls depicting Japanese military police torture techniques and declares himself a witness to history. "All these things I saw here today, I experienced myself," says Oh, 79, as he recalls life under Japan's 35-year colonial subjugation during a recent visit to South Korea's Independence Museum southwest of Seoul. "No matter how much the Japanese try to deny it, they can't erase the memories of Koreans."
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