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Crew members of the first B-29 bomber to land at Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945US Army troops aboard LCVP landing craft sailing toward invasion beaches on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, 16 Apr 1945Cabbage booby-trapped by Japanese troops using a Type 97 grenade, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945Journalist Ernie Pyle shortly after being killed on Iejima, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, 18 Apr 1945
Crew members of the first B-29 bomber to land at Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945US Army troops aboard LCVP landing craft sailing toward invasion beaches on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, 16 Apr 1945Cabbage booby-trapped by Japanese troops using a Type 97 grenade, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945Journalist Ernie Pyle shortly after being killed on Iejima, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, 18 Apr 1945
US Marine Corporal Harold Flagg and his war dog Boy posing with a Japanese flag, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945. Note the battle dressing on the dogUS Marine Private First Class Fred Muscard cleaning himself while his war dog Lux stood on guard, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945US Marine Private Grady Hogue on a horse, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945Funeral service for Ernie Pyle, Okinawa, Japan, 20 Apr 1945
US Marine Corporal Harold Flagg and his war dog Boy posing with a Japanese flag, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945. Note the battle dressing on the dog's fore leg.US Marine Private First Class Fred Muscard cleaning himself while his war dog Lux stood on guard, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945US Marine Private Grady Hogue on a horse, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945Funeral service for Ernie Pyle, Okinawa, Japan, 20 Apr 1945
CBS war correspondent Tim Leimert and USMC pilot 1st Lt Herbert Groff, Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 23 Apr 1945Anti-aircraft tracers in the night sky above Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 28 Apr 1945; note US Marine Corps Corsair fighters in foregroundSpectacular photo showing the moment a VT Proximity Fuze detonated a 5-inch shell nearly in the face of an attacking pilot, 29 Apr 1945, Kerama Retto near Okinawa, Japan. The ship is seaplane tender USS St. George.2nd Lieutenant Donald Rusling, Captain Donald Garrett, 2nd Lieutenant Lester Bartils, and 2nd Lieutenant Glenn Hunter at a bomb shelter, Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945
CBS war correspondent Tim Leimert and USMC pilot 1st Lt Herbert Groff, Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 23 Apr 1945Anti-aircraft tracers in the night sky above Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 28 Apr 1945; note US Marine Corps Corsair fighters in foregroundSpectacular photo showing the moment a VT Proximity Fuze detonated a 5-inch shell nearly in the face of an attacking pilot, 29 Apr 1945, Kerama Retto near Okinawa, Japan. The ship is seaplane tender USS St. George.2nd Lieutenant Donald Rusling, Captain Donald Garrett, 2nd Lieutenant Lester Bartils, and 2nd Lieutenant Glenn Hunter at a bomb shelter, Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945
Aerial view of Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945Americans walking through the ruins of Naha, Okinawa, Japan, May 1945F4U-1D Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-312 lined up at Kadena Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945.Man of US 1st Marine Division comforting a fellow Marine who had just witnessed the death of a friend, Okinawa, Japan, May 1945
Aerial view of Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945Americans walking through the ruins of Naha, Okinawa, Japan, May 1945F4U-1D Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-312 lined up at Kadena Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945.Man of US 1st Marine Division comforting a fellow Marine who had just witnessed the death of a friend, Okinawa, Japan, May 1945
Men of the US 1st Marine Division fording a muddy jungle stream at Okinawa, Japan, circa Apr-Jun 1945MXY7 Ohka Model 11 aircraft I-13, captured by Americans at Yontan airfield, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945, photo 1 of 2MXY7 Ohka Model 11 aircraft I-13, captured by Americans at Yontan airfield, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945, photo 2 of 2PFC Elroy Karl, PFC Joe Levy, Sgt Herbert Curtis, and Cpl Leland Wheeler working on a Hellcat fighter of US Marine Air Group 31, Yontan Airfield, Okinanwa, Japan, May 1945
Men of the US 1st Marine Division fording a muddy jungle stream at Okinawa, Japan, circa Apr-Jun 1945MXY7 Ohka Model 11 aircraft I-13, captured by Americans at Yontan airfield, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945, photo 1 of 2MXY7 Ohka Model 11 aircraft I-13, captured by Americans at Yontan airfield, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945, photo 2 of 2PFC Elroy Karl, PFC Joe Levy, Sgt Herbert Curtis, and Cpl Leland Wheeler working on a Hellcat fighter of US Marine Air Group 31, Yontan Airfield, Okinanwa, Japan, May 1945

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