A Peek at the Military Side of My Tour on Okinawa

... Of relative simple design and rough workmanship, these structures provided protection from anything but a direct hit. The bombworthiness of these structures was never put to the test. The natural terrain and the lush vegetation rendered them so invisible to aerial photography that U.S. intelligence was unaware of their existence until they were overrun by the 7th Infantry Division on 1 April 1945."
concrete hangar for Japanese airships

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