Okinawa info.

Okinawa info.

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

The names of everyone who died in the Battle of Okinawa, regardless of nationality, are engraved on tablets in Itoman City. One hundred and sixteen tablets stand at Peace Prayer Park to commemorate the lives lost in the battle. More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, more than 100,000 were civilians.


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