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1945: Asia's Powers Converge at Okinawa

MIN READSep 6, 2015 | 13:07 GMT

A U.S. task force carves out a beachhead on Okinawa in April 1945.
A U.S. task force carves out a beachhead on Okinawa in April 1945.

(U.S. Coastguard/National Archives)

Seventy years after Japanese forces surrendered on Okinawa, the Ryukyu Islands are still caught between the Pacific powers....

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