Synopsis by Karen Solomon
Commentary from war experts and graphic, often brutal, footage from real naval disputes, air battles, and hand-to-hand combat round out this extensive series originally broadcast by the History Channel. The series travels the globe to present a historical account and strategic interpretation of the Great War that shaped history and changed the world forever. This volume explores the action in one of the bloodiest battles of the war, fought in the Ryukya Island chain. About 125,000 men from both sides and nearly 8,000 Japanese aircraft were lost in this struggle for the Okinowan outpost.
battle [war], war