(6/11) Battlefield II Okinawa 6 of 11 World War II
The Americans estimated that there were about 65,000 Japanese troops on the island ? with the bulk in the southern sector of the island. In fact, there were over 130,000 Japanese troops on the island with more than 450,000 civilians. The Japanese troops on the island were commanded by Lieutenant- General Ushijima who had been ordered to hold onto the island at all costs.