Okinawa is heavily shelled with guns and rockets and then invaded by 10th Army and the Marine 3rd Amphibious Corps.
Okinawa Ryukyu Islands Date:1945 Duration:2 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
Invasion of Okinawa. Animated map shows Aka, Tokashiki, Geruma, Hokachi and Okinawa Island. After six days of U.S. troops landing on Kerama Island, 10th Army attacks south west coast of Okinawa. Heavy naval shelling of Okinawa. U.S. fleet shelling coasts of Okinawa. Heavy explosions in Okinawa throw billows of smoke in air. U.S. fleet underway at sea approaching Okinawa. Rocket ships firing rockets on enemy positions on coastline. U.S. amphibious landing on beaches after heavy shelling.
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