Okinawa battle

Please respond to one of the following questions during the Week Eight Forum:

1. Given the young age of the draftees, would you argue that was the main factor in their defeat? Why or why not?

2. Why do you suppose the Japanese military leaders placed these civilians at the front so late in the war effort in 1945?

3. Why do you think this is an important conflict to understand in the Pacific theater of the war? written assignment is attached.