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Battle Studies: Okinawa Campaign

The Battle of Okinawa (April-June 1945) was the largest amphibious assault operation of World War II. Three Marine divisions, four Army divisions and the US Navy fought on land, air & sea for 82 days to secure this key island in the War of the Pacific.

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Bulletin on the Okinawa Operation

The 6th Marine Division on Okinawa

ABOUT THIS VIDEO

The 6th Marine Division on Okinawa. During the campaign for Okinawa (Operation Iceberg) the Sixth Marine Division was assigned to the III Amphibious Corps. This Academy Award nominated Kodachrome color documentary film tells the story of the 82 days fighting on the Island of Okinawa. This video and more can be found on the Internet Archive.

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