By mid July, 1945 the U.S. 10th Army began to move quickly in an attempt to take down the last pocket of the Japanese resistance on the Southern part of the Island. The pace and diligence of the U.S. military scared many soldiers in the Japanese resistance. This lead to many of them committing suicide instead of honorably surrendering.
Learn more about the American Veterans Center: http://www.americanveteranscenter.org/
Support our mission: https://bit.ly/2UmsEj7
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/americanveteranscenter/
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AVCupdate
Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/americanveteranscenter/
Subscribe to our podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/show/2980518