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Battle of Okinawa

Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen

Directed by Kihachi Okamoto
Japan, 1971
Drama, History, War


It became known as the “Typhoon of Steel.” Told from the Japanese perspective, this war drama captures the events of World War II’s Battle of Okinawa — a massive amphibious assault by U.S. troops that left more than 150,000 Japanese civilians dead.

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