TITLE

Okinawa Fight Matched Overwhelming Firepower With Desperate Resistance

AUTHOR(S)
Winkler, David F.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Sea Power;Apr2005, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides historical information about the American control of the Japanese island of Okinawa on April 1945. Logistical base to support an assault on the home islands to the north; Removal of sea lanes for fuel and raw materials from the south; Fight for Okinawa with a sustained aerial and shore bombardment campaign.
ACCESSION #
16854264

 

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