United States Military Government of the Ryukyu Islands
The United States Military Government of the Ryukyu Islands (琉球列島米国軍政府 Ryūkyū-rettō Beikoku Gunseifu), or "USMGR", was the government in Okinawa, Japan from 1945 to 1950, whereupon it was replaced by the United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands (USCAR).
United States Military Administration of the Ryukyu Islands
(Ryūkyū-rettō Beikoku Gunseifu)
|Franklin D. Roosevelt (first)|
|Harry S. Truman (last)|
|LTG Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. (first)|
|MG Robert S. Beightler (last)|
|Historical era||Cold War|
|April 1 – June 21 1945|
• Founding of USCAoR
|December 15 1950|
|Currency||A Yen (to July 1948)|
B yen (July 1948–Sep 1958)
The government was headed by the military governor (軍政長官 Gunsei Chōkan) and his second-in-command, the Chief Military Government Officer (軍政府長官 Gunsei-fu Chōkan). They were assisted by the Deputy Commander of the Military Government (軍政府副長官 Gunsei-fu Fuku-chōkan).
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- United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands
- Government of the Ryukyu Islands, the body of Okinawan self-governance from 1952–1972.
- "Records of U.S. Occupation Headquarters, World War II". National Archives. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. 1995. Retrieved September 9, 2016.
260.12 Records of the U.S. Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands (USCAR) 1945-72