Saipan and Tinian

Saipan and Tinian figured prominently in World War II. Tinian was the site of the base from which the first atomic bomb was flown to Hiroshima.


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A Japanese bunker on Saipan

Engine of a cane train used by Japanesewhen they controlled the island.

A Japanese military building.

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Japanese civilians jumped offf this cliff because they were told American soldiers would torture them

Many WWII guns are still in evidence.

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This is one of 5 runways from what was the larget airfield in the world.

This is where the atomic bomb was loaded on the B-29

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This is where the Nagasaki atomic bomb was loaded on the B-29

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Tinian has a casinno and a modern hotel-

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We visited the mayors office

Flowers are given to visitors.

The Saipan - Tinian ferry.


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