Okinawa 1945

Author: I. T. M. Gow
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN: 9780385199186
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This study chronicles World War II's last great battle, one of its fiercest and most costly, and propounds the view that Okinawa's numerous casualties influenced the American decision to use the atomic bomb

Okinawa 1945

Author: Gordon L. Rottman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1782004629
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That place was the island of Okinawa. This book details the struggle for the island as US Marines and Army units battled determined Japanese defenders in the last battle of World War II.

The Ultimate Battle

Author: Bill Sloan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743292472
Size: 54.48 MB
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A narrative account of the large-scale land-sea-air battle during the spring of 1945 profiles the conflict as a sobering clash that was marked by the death of America's highest-ranking officer killed during World War II, the hara-kiri ...

Kamikazes Corsairs And Picket Ships

Author: Robin L. Rielly
Publisher: Casemate
ISBN: 1935149911
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This is the previously untold story of one of the most ferocious and prolonged air/naval battles ever: the battle at the radar picket stations during the American assault on Okinawa in the spring of 1945.

Autumn Winds Over Okinawa 1945

Author: Pelham Kenneth Mead III
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469134004
Size: 52.94 MB
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Insects and disease were as much the enemy as were the Jap soldiers hiding in the limestone caves fighting to the death in honor of the Emperor. This is a story of survival in an unknown incident on the Island of Okinawa at the end of WWII.

Okinawa 1945

Author: Simon Foster
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9780304351725
Size: 74.46 MB
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This fantastic story of the invasion of Okinawa, the last island outpost of Japanese empire includes: the fast-moving drama of 81 days of continuous, bitter fighting; how the vast US Task Force gained absolute command of the surrounding ...

Last Souvenir

Author: Jack Carroll
Publisher: Brick Tower Press
ISBN: 9781883283278
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The last great battle of the Second World War blasted the island of Okinawa and lasted three months; later, Allied servicemen and the island natives, who had hidden in caves during the combat, struggled together to preserve the culture of ...

Okinawa 1945

Author: George Feifer
Publisher: History Press Limited
ISBN: 9780752433240
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The gripping tale of the last great battle of the Second World War.

The Origins Of The Bilateral Okinawa Problem

Author: Robert D. Eldridge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136712119
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lNTRODUCTlON Discussions between the State Department and the military
over the securing of strategic control for Okinawa through a trusteeship
arrangement, as desired by the JCS, were so involved that they warrant here a
separate chapter. These discussions, as introduced in part earlier, began in
earnest in 1945 and 1946. ln a different setting, they continued nominally at least
into the early 1 950s, as seen in Chapter Seven, as the question of the form of
U.S. control over ...