Table of contents for The ultimate battle : Okinawa 1945, the last epic struggle of World War II / Bill Sloan.

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Contents
Prologue							 1
1. Building an ¿Iceberg¿					 12
2. ¿Like a Stroll in the Park¿					 45
3. Kids Games, Pony Rides, and Barbecue			 80
4. A Nasty Surprise on the Way South			103
5. A Divine and Deadly Wind					135
6. Death in the Hills, Death at Home				172
7. A Wall of Stone and Flame					209
8. Mud, Blood, and May-hem					235
9. Bitter Toll at Sugar Loaf					271
10. The Limits of Human Endurance				305
11. Divine Wind ¿ Part II					339
12. The Crowded, Angry Skies				373
13. Collapse of the Shuri Line				399
14. The End of an Army					428
15. A Civilian Catastrophe					464
16. A Somber Victory						489
17. The Atomic Bomb ¿ and Reprieve			519
Epilogue: Love Day Plus 62 Years				554
Sources and Notes						571
Bibliography							588
Acknowledgments						
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island.
Civilian war casualties -- Japan -- Okinawa Island.
Okinawa Island (Japan) -- History, Military.