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Men of the US 10th Army landing on Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945

Caption   Men of the US 10th Army landing on Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   39573-FMC
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Photos on Same Day 1 Apr 1945
Photos at Same Place Okinawa, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 20 Aug 2007
Licensing  Public Domain. According to the US National Archives, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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1. Nick T says:
1 Apr 2015 12:28:13 PM

Army soldiers wouldn't wear those types of M1 helmets. I'd say these are Marines
2. Kevin Woods says:
19 Jun 2020 07:44:48 PM

These are U.S. Marines. Judging from the somewhat elevated level of the ridge/skyline, I'd say these are members of the 6th Marine Division landing on Red and Green Beaches.

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WW2-Era Place Name Okinawa, Japan
Lat/Long 26.3562, 127.7346
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