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Okinawa: Island of Battles

Dates: 02/09/2017 (Thu): 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Category: Global Initiative
Description:

Global Initiative will host a lecture entitled "Okinawa: Island of Battles" from 11 a.m. to Noon on Thursday, Feb. 9 in the Gilman Center for International Education.

Dr. Heidi Weber will explore the complex history of the Japanese island of Okinawa, before, during and after WW II. Once  an independent island nation, Okinawa became a possession of Japan and a bloody battlefield in WW II, only to then become the home of  massive USAF base.

The event is free and open to the public.

Location: Gilman Center
Fee: FREE
Sponsor: Global Initiative
Phone: (845) 341-4747
E-mail: michael.strmiska@sunyroange.edu
Announcement: "Okinawa: Island of Battles" on Feb. 9 in Gilman Center