Okinawa History, Location, and Travel

Okinawa is most known for the battle of Okinawa. The battle of Okinawa was fought between the US and the Japanese army on the island of Okinawa. A very large number of Okinawan civilians were killed.

A prefecture is equivalent to a state for the US or a province for Canada. It is located south of Japan about 5 hours by plane from Tokyo.

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