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Timeline Event:

Jun 18, 1945

Okinawa - General Buckner, commander of US Tenth Army, is killed. General Buckner was the highest ranking officer in the US Army to die during the Pacific War.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Person

Source:  National Museum of the Pacific War

Date Added: 2010-06-18

Tags: General, 10th Army, US Army, Pacific, Okinawa, 1945

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