The Continuing Battle for Okinawa

Despite opposition by many Okinawans, the U.S. is holding on to its military power in these nominally Japanese islands. Once resistance to the invading U.S. forces had completely collapsed by the end of June, 1945, Okinawa became America‚Äôs most important troop staging area with air bases and naval anchorage for the planned final onslaught against … Continue reading The Continuing Battle for Okinawa