On 16 April 1945, the 77th Infantry Division (Maj. Gen. Andrew D. Bruce) landed on Ie Shima, an island about three miles west of Okinawa?òs Motobu Peninsula. The primary objective was the acquisition of three airstrips, each a mile long in the pattern o
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