CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The Okinawa village of Kitanakagusuku is sponsoring an exhibit of photographs taken during the Battle of Okinawa and the island’s postwar restoration.

The exhibit, held with the cooperation of the Ryukyu America Historical Research Society, a nonprofit organization renowned for its efforts in recovering and restoring lost Ryukyuan cultural artifacts taken from Okinawa in the aftermath of the battle, continues through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Kitanakagusuku’s Citizens’ Hall.

Admission is free and the foreign community is cordially invited, a spokesman for the exhibit said.

Titled “Courage and Determination,” the exhibit consists mostly of pictures taken by U.S. forces during the battle and through the reconstruction period.

The Citizens’ Hall is located near Camp Foster. To get there, take Highway 330 to the American Legion Gate intersection and turn onto Highway 81. Continue east on Highway 81 until you see a pet store and a police koban on your right. At the traffic light, turn right and make another quick right turn, which will put you on the frontage road to the hall.

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