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Tokashiki, Okinawa mass suicide...
Item # 640596
April 2, 1945
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 2, 1945
* Battle of Okinawa, Japan begins
* Tokashiki mass suicide
The front page has a nice banner headline: "YANKS ADVANCE ON RYUKYUS" with subheads and related map. (see) First report coverage on the beginning of the Battle of Okinawa.
Of particular interest is a one column heading also on the front page that reads: "Japs Stage Wholesale Hara-Kiri" with caption: "Afraid of Yanks" (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.
Category: World War II