Imphal (Manipur) June 25(ANI): Dignitaries from Manipur on 22June or (recently) observed the anniversary of the Imphal Peace Museum (IPM) in a simple ceremony, remembering the brave soldiers who laid down their lives during the 2nd World War. In the 'Battle of Imphal 'that took place in 1944, a fierce battle was fought between the Japanese and the British Armies. The first battle in the Second World War between the Japanese and the allied forces was fought in Shangshak village in Manipur. In the memorial service held at the India Peace Memorial, floral tributes were paid and observed a moment of silence in remembrance of the fallen soldiers. The event was attended by a few officials from Japan via webinar. Imphal Peace Museum has won India's Best Design Award 2019.