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- A group of islands known as the Okinawa Islands.
- The main island in the Okinawa Islands; Okinawa Island, where the biggest urban settlement is the city of Naha.
- 1964, Truman, Harry S., MP2002-288 Former President Truman Discusses the Battle of Okinawa, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, National Archives Identifier: 595162, archived from the original on 13 March 2022, 1:38 from the start:
- We had to kill 110,000 Japanese before we took Okinawa, and when the officers of the Japanese are killed- or defeated- they commit suicide. They cost us 12,000 men and they had to kill 110,000 Japs. And it's a terrible thing- don't know what you're gonna do with any crazy outfit like that except all you can do is to destroy them, and that's too bad.
- 2010, Mondale, Walter; David Hage, The Good Fight: A Life in Liberal Politics, Scribner, →ISBN, OCLC 555638158, OL 26279042M, page 323:
- Anyone who knew our military installation in Okinawa knew it was a room full of gasoline waiting for someone to strike a match. We had forty-two bases on the island with more than twenty thousand personnel. All of them were living and conducting exercises right up against Okinawan civilian neighborhoods.
- The Battle of Okinawa, which took place there in 1945, in World War II.
- The southern-most prefecture of Japan.
- A city in Okinawa Prefecture.
- Rōmaji transcription of
- Oquinaua (rare)