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The Paul David Lovelace; Army Security Agency Memorial Website

OKINAWA SHIMA
Stepping Stone to Victory


' OPERATION ICEBERG '
THE BATTLE FOR THE RYUKUS ISLAND CHAIN 1945
BATTLE FOR OKINAWA
The Largest Seaborn Assault in History

" The strength and will power,
devotion and technical resources applied by the United States to this task, joined with the death struggle of the enemy...places this battle among the most intense and famous
in military history.
We make our salute to all...engaged..."

- Sir Winston Churchill in his speech to America concerning the Battle for Okinawa

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Photos by Bob Price unless otherwise noted