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The ultimate battle : Okinawa 1945--the last epic struggle of World War II /

Main Author: Sloan, Bill, 1935-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
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Contents: Prologue: June 10, 1945 -- Building an "Iceberg" -- "Like a stroll in the park" -- Kids' games, pony rides, and barbecue -- A nasty surprise on the way south -- A divine and deadly wind -- Death in the hills, death at home -- A wall of stone and flame -- Mud, blood, and may-hem -- Bitter toll at sugar loaf -- The limits of human endurance -- Divine wind-part II -- The crowded, angry skies -- Collapse of the Shuri line -- The end of an army -- A civilian catastrophe -- A somber victory -- The atomic bomb-and reprieve -- Epilogue: love day plus sixty-two years.
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