Okinawa 1945: The Last Battle by Gordon L. RottmanOkinawa 1945: The Last Battle by Gordon L. Rottman

Okinawa 1945: The Last Battle

byGordon L. RottmanIllustratorHoward Gerrard

Paperback | March 25, 2002

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By the spring of 1945 the Allies were sweeping all before them in the Pacific War against Japan, and a series of victories had reclaimed many of the islands and territories seized by the Imperial Japanese forces in the early months of the war. The dark days of humiliating defeat were far behind the unstoppable Allied juggernaut - victory was now assured. The question was where the last battle would be fought. That place was the island of Okinawa. This book details the struggle for the island as US Marines and Army units battled determined Japanese defenders in the last battle of World War II (1939-1945).
Gordon L Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, volunteered for Special Forces and completed training as a weapons specialist. He was assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group until reassigned to the 5th Special Forces Group in Vietnam in 1969-70. A highly respected and established author, Gordon is now a civilian contract Special Operati...
Title:Okinawa 1945: The Last BattleFormat:PaperbackPublished:March 25, 2002Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1855326078

ISBN - 13:9781855326071

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Table of Contents

Introduction/Chronology/The Opposing Plans/The Opposing Commanders/The Opposing Armies/Preliminary operations · The Landings/Operation TEN-GO/Advance and Stalemate/Japanese Counterattack/Buckner's offensive/The final operations/The Battlefield Today/Bibliography/Index