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The battle for Okinawa

Author: Hiromichi Yahara; Frank Gibney
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©1995.
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Yahara was Senior Staff Officer of the 32nd Army, and the highest ranking Japanese officer to leave Okinawa alive.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yahara, Hiromichi, 1902-1981.
Battle for Okinawa.
New York : J. Wiley, ©1995
(OCoLC)624437915
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hiromichi Yahara; Frank Gibney
ISBN: 0471120413 9780471120414
OCLC Number: 31605143
Notes: "A Pacific Basin Institute book"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: xxv, 245 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Plans for 32nd Army: Yahara versus Imperial Headquarters --
The Grand strategy unfolds --
Challenge and response --
Counteroffensive halted --
World view through the Eye of a Needle --
The headquarters cave --
The battle at Maeda-Nakama-Awacha --
The bloody action at Sugar Loaf Hill (Amerkudai) --
The Arikawa Brigade withdraws to Shuri --
Choosing a last-stand location --
The right flank nears collapse --
Retreat and attack --
army headquarters --
Farewell to Shuri --
The Tsukazan command post --
Tsukazan to Mbuni --
Civilians at the last stand --
Retreat and rear guard action --
Kiyan Peninsula --
Mabuni headquarters cave --
The battle for Kiyan --
The Naval Base Force is wiped out --
The last battle --
Cave fantasies --
Final days at Mabuni --
The end of 32nd Army --
The Mabuni departure --
Gushichan cave --
Mingling with the refugees --
Fusozaki village --
Coolie on a new battlefield --
Reversal of fortune.
Responsibility: Hiromichi Yahara ; translated by Roger Pineau and Masatoshi Uehara ; with an introduction and commentary by Frank B. Gibney.
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Yahara was Senior Staff Officer of the 32nd Army, and the highest ranking Japanese officer to leave Okinawa alive.

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