Friday, May 15, 2015

16 May 1945 A.D. HALF MOON HILL, OKINAWA: 22nd and 29th Marines press towards “Shuri Line”


16 May 1945 A.D. HALF MOON HILL, OKINAWA: 22nd and 29th Marines press towards “Shuri Line”

The 22d and 29th Marines continued the attack against Half Moon Hill, a day characterized by the 6th Marine Division as the "bitterest" of the Okinawa campaign. By the 18th, the famed "Shuri line" had been broached.

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