IISHIMA (Japan)

Island off the W coast of Okinawa Island. During World War II it was the site of a Japanese airfield and was captured by U.S. forces in April 1945. The wellknown American war correspondent Ernie Pyle was killed here on April 18, 1945.

IISHIMA (Japan)

Island off the W coast of Okinawa Island. During World War II it was the site of a Japanese airfield and was captured by U.S. forces in April 1945. The wellknown American war correspondent Ernie Pyle was killed here on April 18, 1945.

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