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Shell marked wall of Japanese Headquarters reminds islanders that Palau once was barred by the Japanese to outsiders. The island republic of Palau has been everything from a Japanese military base to a U.S. Trust territory it now seeks profitable indignity as a plush Pacific resort. The Republic of Belau lies 1,300 kilometers, southwest of Guam, and 600 kilometers east of the Philippines. (Jim Bryant Photo).......