National Geographic : 1945 Oct
Okinawa, Threshold to Japan Candy Helps Yank Convert Youthful Foe to Friend The Marine officer was dumfounded when the Okinawa lad said, "Gracias, Sefior," in return for a chocolate bar. This Spanish-speaking family had lived for many years in Peru, where they learned the language. 0 National (eographic Society OtUanclrOllltU S i . I . tay lll , ao n11, II s, -I . -n. v An MP Shepherds Okinawans to Their Refugee Camp Quilts for bedding, floor mats, wooden blocks for pillows, light furniture, clothing, and utensils are loaded on the cart. To Americans everything on Okinawa seems in miniature. Even the people are short and stocky.