National Geographic : 1945 Oct
SlaLuuai ueograpnic ocuiely Kodachrome U.S.Marine Corps, Official, byLt. David D.Duncan Busy as the Boston Post Road Is the Main North-south Highway on Okinawa, Here Crossing the Bisha River Seabees and' Army Engineers widen and grade the four-lane artery. So quickly did our forces secure the beachhead that Japs had no time todestroy the stone bridge. North-bound traffic uses a new engineers' bridge. The river was the dividing line between Marine (right) and Army units. Itserved as ajeep "laundry." Caves in the cliff were undefended. Jap-built Yontan Airfield lies on the plateau in the far distance (Plate VII).