Accession Number : AD0760495

Title :   Okinawa: An Essential Base.

Descriptive Note : Student essay,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Kimman, John W., Jr

Report Date : 22 DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The primary objective is to determine whether or not Okinawa is essential to United States security. The geographical and political aspects of American tenure there are discussed and possible alternative locations are examined. Data were obtained from the literature and personal observations of the author while in Okinawa for a short time in 1965. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *RYUKYU ISLANDS, *MILITARY FACILITIES, NATIONAL DEFENSE, SOUTHEAST ASIA.

Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations
      Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE