Monument to the Girl's Corps (1968)

Director
Toshio Masuda

Main cast
Sayuri Yoshinaga; Mitsuo Hamada; Masako Izumi; Hideaki Nitani; Yuji Odaka

Genres
Drama, War

Description
In 1943, critical developments in the Pacific War have placed Japan at a disadvantage, although the fiery breaths of war hadn't yet reached Okinawa Normal School for women. Nothing seemed the least bit out of the ordinary, as Kazuko (Sayuri Yoshinaga) and her friends enjoyed a day of sports. A year later the war takes a devastating turn, as US forces plan an amphibious attack known as "Operation Iceberg" on the Ryukyu island.


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