Kamikaze suicide planes attack the US Fleet off Okinawa, April 1945. Movie
USS Franklin crewmembers fight fires and bury the dead after Kamikaze hits. May 1945. Movie
Crew recollections page of the USS BUSH (DD529). Site provides an example of life aboard a World War II Fletcher class destroyer. Photos, deck logs, action reports, glossary, poetry and recollections are accessible. Good historical reference material.
www.warofourfathers.com WW II, Pearl Harbor, Eastman Kodak & Enola Gay. Guadalcanal, Truk Lagoon, Iwo Jima, Tinian Peleliu, Jimmy Doolittle, Senator John McCain & Stephen E. Ambrose.
Japan's Battle of Okinawa
Combined Arms Research Library.
BBC ON THIS DAY | 21 | 1945: US troops take Okinawa
The Japanese island of Okinawa falls to the Americans after a long and bloody battle.
Military History Online- Battle of Okinawa
An in-depth study of the Battle of Okinawa
BBC - WW2 People's War - Dad's Letter from Okinawa 1945
My dad, Charles Hladky, was on the AOG-36 Ontonagon which was a Mattawee Class Gasoline Tanker. This is an ...
1945: Okinawa Is Taken : IN OUR PAGES: 100, 75 AND 50 YEARS AGO
OKINAWA - Troops of the 10th Army, exploiting their easy landing on the west coast beaches of this island assured themselves of one of the most stunning victories of the war yesterday [April 2] by seizing the interior heights essential to the Japanese as
HyperWar: Okinawa, The Final Battle: Contents
World War II: Pacific Theater of Operations: The Central Pacific drive culminates in the conqest of the Ryukyus (Okinawa) in the spring of 1945.