The Gory Way Japanese Generals Ended Their Battle on Okinawa

When the World War II battle over the Japanese island of Okinawa officially ended 70 years ago today, on June 22, 1945, it had secured its place as the bloodiest clash in the Central and Western Pacific fronts. TIME’s initial estimate a few days later was that more than 98,000 Japanese people had been killed…

http://time.com/3918248/okinawa-ended-1945-history/

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