Today is December 7th, in 1941 the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States into World War Two. The Battle for Sugar Loaf Hill, the last great battle of the last great campaign of World War Two, began the end of the war.

Taking Okinawa would bring U.S. military might within striking distance of Japan. Sugar Loaf Hill was an important advantage point to the land battle on Okinawa. The hill was so vital…