Battle of Okinawa

April 1, 1945 - June 21, 1945

Where and it's Significance


It was fought at the island of Okinawa part of the Ryukyus Islands.


It Significance was that It was the final push for the allies to capture japan.

Casualties and who Won

7,373 killed, 32,056 wounded on land
On sea 5,000 killed, 4,600 wounded

107,000 killed, 7,400 captured

Who Won: Allies


  1. The battle was also called operation Iceberg.
  2. It was the biggest amphibious assault in the pacific.
  3. It had the highest number of casualties in any World War 2 engagement.