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    Amuro Island Kerama Island Group | Okinawa Prefecture Japan

Location
Amuro Island is part of the Kerama Island Group, roughly fifteen miles west of Okinawa. Borders Kerama Anchorage to the east. To the north is larger Zamami Island. Part of the Shimajiri District in Okinawa Prefecture.

Wartime History
On March 27, 1945 LSTs landed the US Army 77th Infantry Division, 305th Infantry Regiment landed after occupying Zamami Island.

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August 25, 2018

 

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