OPERATION TEN - GO
A Coggle Diagram about CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES, PERSPECTIVES, When (7th of April, 1945), What (To Stop the American Fleet from taking the Islands of Okinawa by destroying the west-ward landings. ), How (Considered as a incarnation of a kamikaze attack by the Navy, the plan was Yamato and her escorts to fight their way through Okinawa, destroy American ships supporting the troops on the island, and as a final stage, to beach themselves, planned to be between the islands Higashi and Yomitan, and act as batteries to support the Japanese troops. ), Why (The Japanese knew that if Okinawa were to fall under American hands, they will have the airbases they need to attack the Japanese Main Island, specifically, Kyushu, the Southern Island. ) and Translated : Operation "Heaven-One"