The Kerama Retto Islands (Off Okinawa)
They are an island group 32 kilometres (20 mi) southwest of Okinawa.
During World War II and preliminary to the Battle of Okinawa, soldiers of the 77th Infantry Division landed in the Kerama Islands on March 26, 1945. Further landings followed, and the Kerama group was secured over the next five days. Kerama was used as a staging area for the assault on Okinawa. During the battle the first civilian mass suicides that later marked the Battle of Okinawa took place.
This consists of 1 file. The island group is aproximately 20 cm wide and 18 cm .
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