A trip to the past: Marines visit Okinawa battle sites
Story by Cpl Ryan Mains
Date Taken:09.21.2015 | Date Posted:09.30.2015 20:28
CAMP KINSER, Japan - The Battle of Okinawa was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific and the last battle during the island hopping campaign in World War II. Although anticipated not to last more than a few weeks, the battle ended up lasting 82 days.