Iwo Jima is 855 miles East of Okinawa
The allied powers won the battle of Iwo Jima andOkinawa.
Iwo Jima and Okinawa were captured in early 1945.
The bombing of Iwo-Jima and Okinawa was important cause it forced Germany to surrender.
The Battle of Okinawa (1 April - 22 June 1945) - The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February - 26 March 1945) .
Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and Guadacanal.
The Battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa were both two very essential battles for the Americans in the Pacific theatre of WWII, in which we reclaimed land from the Japanese. America won both of them.
Te costly capture of Iwo Jima and Okinawa did hasten the end of the Pacific War as the factions were forced to holding peace talks.
Americans and Japanese for both battles
Okinawa Iwo Jima
Because we could. actually we attacked Iwo Jima for the air bases and Okinawa because it was part of the Japanese homeland. This put us close enough to use the atomic bomb, and we did.
Kamikaze tactics and their willingness to fight.
it was hitler no it wasnt it was hiroshima mamiya
These two battles in the Pacific brought the Allies that much closer to the island-nation of Japan . Iwo Jima and Okinawa both had airfields enabling the Allies to easily bomb Japan .
Okinawa and Iwo Jima were important in defeating Japan because it gave the allied forces an emergency landing strip for crippled air crafts. It also allowed for sea and air blockades.
For the USMC it was Iwo Jima. For the US Army & US Navy it was Okinawa. The kamikazes did most of the damage at Okinawa.
Both were for airfields (for B29 Superfortress's). Iwo Jima was strictly a USMC fight; Okinawa was a US Army fight, with USMC reinforcements. Okinawa had the highest ranking US Military Officer Killed In Action: 10th Army Commander General Buckner (from enemy field gun fire).
So the allies can get closer to japan to stage attacks on them
Gudalcanal, Midway, Iwo Jima, Okinawa,
Iwo Jima and Okinawa both fit this description.
Guadalcanal , Tarawa , Peleliu , Iwo Jima , Guam , Saipan ,
they fought in Iwo Jima, Okinawa and Midway Island
The Americans fought for the whole island and were successful.
Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Guam, Okinawa, Tinian, Iwo Jima
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