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Diary June 22, 1945

exhausted Marine on Okinawa
An exhausted marine resets on shell-blasted ground during the final stages of the last battle of WW2 .
Diary for Friday, June 22, 1945:



New Guinea

Australians drive Japanese 18th Army from Mountains Tazaki and Shiburangu (June 22 and 27).

Okinawa Campaign Losses:

Killed 129,700 12,520
Wounded- 36,631
Killed civilians 42,000-
PoWs 10,755-
Major Warships6-
other Warships-18
Planes 7,830763

[tableX caption=”Okinawa Campaign Losses” colwidth=”20|100|50″ colalign=”left|left|center|left|right”]
, Japanese, US
Killed, “129,700”, “12,520”
Wounded, -, “36,631”
Killed civilians, “42,000”, –
PoWs, “10,755”, –
Major Warships, 6, –
Destroyers, -, 22
other Warships, -, 18
Planes, “7,830”, 763

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