Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum


Subject:
World War II , Japan & Pacific

Description:
Website for this Okinawa, Japan, museum that memorializes the 1945 World War II battle in Okinawa, known at the "Typhoon of Steel." "The Battle of Okinawa was the only ground fighting fought on Japanese soil and was also the largest-scale campaign of the Asia-Pacific War." Describes the great loss of civilian life, some as a result of suicide, and provides photos of the museum. In English and Japanese.

Publisher:
Okinawa Prefecture

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.peace-museum.pref.okinawa.jp/english/


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