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Battle of Okinawa

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The Battle of Okinawa (Okinawan: Ucinaaikusa), codenamed Operation Iceberg, was a series of battles fought in the Japanese Ryukyu Islands, centered on the ...

Battle of Okinawa - World War II - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Battle of Okinawa, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

11: Battle of Okinawa - The Hawai'i Nisei Story - University of Hawaii

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The Battle of Okinawa has been called the largest sea-land-air battle in history. It is also the last battle of the Pacific War. Three months of desperate combat ...

Okinawa: The Final Great Battle of World War II | Marine Corps ...

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The Battle of Okinawa started on 23 March 1945 with all major combat operations ending on 23 June 1945. The island of Okinawa is located approximately 350 ...

Chapter XV: The Fall of Shuri - US Army Center Of Military History

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Dec 10, 2001 ... The American gains in southern Okinawa had been confined to a rather ... giving way was the unending close-in battle with a fanatical foe.

Civilians on Okinawa . Victory in the Pacific . WGBH American ... - PBS

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The Battle of Okinawa was one of the bloodiest and costliest of World War II in the Pacific. The United States needed a base to stage an invasion of mainland ...

Okinawa: Tha Last Battle - US Army Center Of Military History

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Feb 3, 2009 ... Okinawa: The Last Battle is the work of combat historians of the 1st Information and Historical Service, Tenth Army. The practice of dispatching ...

Okinawa: Why They Chose Death by Jonathan Mirsky | NYR Daily ...

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Oct 23, 2014 ... In an introductory essay, the former governor of Okinawa, Ota Masahide, writes that, “The Battle of Okinawa was distinct from all other battles in ...

Battle of Okinawa - GlobalSecurity.org

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May 7, 2011 ... Battle of Okinawa. Okinawa was the largest amphibious invasion of the Pacific campaign and the last major campaign of the Pacific War.

Eugene Sledge - Battle of Okinawa - Awesome Stories

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Eugene Sledge and his fellow Marines endured the vicious Battle of Okinawa, during the spring of 1945. The high casualties of this fight, at least in part, ...

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Summary: The battle of Okinawa, also known as Operation Iceberg, took place in April-June 1945. It was the largest amphibious landing in the Pacific theater of ...

Battle of Okinawa - World War II History - Military History - About.com

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The Battle of Okinawa was fought April 1 to June 22, 1945, during World War II. Landing on Okinawa, Allied forces met fierce resistance from the Japanese ...

The Battle of Okinawa - History Learning Site

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The Battle of Okinawa started in April 1945. The capture of Okinawa was part of a three-point plan the Americans had for winning the war in the Far East.