17 May 2022

Japan marks 50 years of return of Okinawa by US

From First Up, 5:11 am on 17 May 2022

Japan is marking the 50th anniversary of the return of Okinawa by the US - but it's not like they left, more than 25-thousand American military personnel are still based on Okinawa Island itself - with military facilites covering around 25 percent of the main island. Nathan Rarere spoke with our correspondent in Japan, Chris Gilbert, who has just returned from the Okinawa prefecture.