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Timeline Event: Battle of Okinawa

Apr 01, 1945

Battle of Okinawa

The last - and bloodiest - major amphibious operation of the Pacific war begins as 60,000 men of the US Tenth Army invade Okinawa.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-04-01

Tags: Okinawa, Japanese, Pacific Theater, Operation, Campaign, Tenth Army, Amphibious

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