The Okinawa D-Day invasion which fell on April 1, 1945, Easter Sunday, as well as April Fools Day, is a day which will “forever live in my infamy.”
It was the second largest invasion of World War II, second only to the Normandy D-Day invasion. Sixty-seven years later, it seems as vivid as yesterday, yet it’s a lifetime away. It was the largest amphibious invasion of the Pacific Theater. I have always called it D-Day, but the code name was I-Day or Operation Iceberg.
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