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Okinawa - American Invasion of Mainland Japan (1945)

Okinawa - American Invasion of Mainland Japan (1945). American troops occupy the island of Okinawa in Japan. The original newsreel canister notes read "Mop up last Japs on American won island". The Battle of Okinawa was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II. American troops flush out Japanese resistance fighters, using flame throwers and throwing grenades into bushes. Close up shots of General Joseph Stilwell and General Simon Buckner. Subscribe to War Archives Channel Here: http://www.youtube.com/WarArchives Check out our main British Pathe channel too: http://www.youtube.com/BritishPathe Find us on Twitter @BritishPathe - http://www.twitter.com/britishpathe Find us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe All 90,000 British Pathe newsreels can be searched and viewed for free online at http://www.britishpathe.com
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