Battle of Okinawa

Dakota hoover

Background

The battle of Okinawa began over 50 years ago in the pacific United States and japan fought. The battle of Okinawa lost over 250,000 men that fought on that horrible day. Approximately japan lost 150,000 men and lost a third of their population. The American estimated about 65,000 Japanese troops on the island with the bulk in the southern sector of the island. In fact 130,000 Japanese troops on the island and more then 450,000 civilians on the island.