Crusade in the Pacific: At Japan's Doorstep - Okinawa (1951)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War  |   Run Time - 28 min.  |  
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Crusade in the Pacific is a video series that documents the fighting between the United States and Imperial Japan during and immediately after World War II. Each episode examines a crucial stage in a war that was contested bitterly and marked by unheard-of savagery. This episode, Crusade in the Pacific: At Japan's Doorstep - Okinawa, covers the fight for Okinawa, the culmination of a long campaign of island-hopping by the famed 1st Marine Division and the first assault on an island considered national property by the Empire of Japan.