Created by Tom Horn on 23 Jun 2010, Last Update on 23 Jun 2010

Okinawa Ends - 23 Jun 1945

The Japanese defence of Okinawa ends with the collapse of defence lines near Mabuni in southern tip of the island. The commander, Mitsuru Ushijima, and chief of staff, Isamu Cho of the IJN 32nd army, commit suicide.

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Tags : United States,Japan,Land,Europe,Combat

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