Okinawa: the battle and the bomb

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Apr 1, 202034m
Okinawa: the battle and the bomb
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On the 75th anniversary of the battle of Okinawa, historian Saul David revisits one of the bloodiest clashes of the Pacific War and explains how it played a crucial part in the United States’ decision to use atomic weapons against Japan.

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