Asked in World War 2, Japan in WW2, US in WW2
When did the US capture the Japanese Islands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa?
Iwo Jima and Okinawa were captured in early 1945.
Who were Japanese generals in World War 2?
Here is a few generals: Imperial Japanese Army: GEN Homma (nick-named "The Tiger of Manila") GEN Ushijima-Battle of Okinawa GEN Kuribayashi-Battle of Iwo Jima GEN Hyakutake-Battle of Guadalcanal Japanese Imperial Navy: ADM Tanaka (The Razer) ADM Kusaka ADM Tsukahara ...
Asked in US in WW2
What was the importance of the Battle of okinawa?
The Battle of Okinawa was important because the Okinawa island was a part of Japan so a victory there would me a part of Japan had been captured. Also the battle served as a lesson on how difficult invading Japan could be. ...
Asked in World War 2, Japan in WW2, Japan
What was the name of the Last island captured before the bombing of Japan?
Okinawa, at least I think so....
Asked in Japan in WW2
Who was the Japanese gerneral in WW II?
A sampling of some of the generals & admirals: Imperial Japanese Army, General Homma (nick-named, the "Tiger of Manila"), conquered the Philippines (with portions of the US Army with it). Japanese GEN Hyakutake, Battle of Guadalcanal. Japanese GEN Ushijima, Battle of Okinawa. Japanese GEN Kuribayashi, Battle of Iwo Jima. Japanese Admirals: Tanaka (The Razer); Tsukahara; Kusaka; and Yamamoto. ...
Asked in Japan in WW2
What happened to the battleship yamato?
The battleship yamato was the best battleship ever built in ww2 by the Japanese imperial army.the yamato was set on a suidcide mission off the coast of okinawa when it was attacked by us fighter planes.the yamato was torpedoed 17 times and was bombed 71 times.the yamato sunked off the coast of okinawa. ...
Asked in World War 2, Japan in WW2, Adolf Hitler, Beaches
What was the beach battle in Japan?
Okinawa The other islands that the Allies made amphibious assaults were territories or occupied islands and NOT part of the Japan. 2nd Answer: There were no beach battles in Japan. Okinawa island was the site of a huge, bloody battle against Japanese soldiers, but Okinawa was a separate country, not Japanese. ...
Asked in World War 2
In what battle did Japanese civilians fight in World War 2?
The battle of Okinawa.
Asked in Japan, Pacific Ocean
Is the view of the ocean really beautiful in Okinawa?
YES! I'm Japanese and I have been there.