Battle of Saipan | Photos of the Battle of Saipan - 1944

Battle of Saipan | Photos of the Battle of Saipan - 1944

A Bloody Fight: The Battle of Saipan

A Bloody Fight: The Battle of Saipan

Marines take cover behind one of their medium tanks while cleaning out the northern north end of the island of Saipan. July 1944

Civilian women and children on the island of Saipan emerge from a cave in which they had been hiding during the Battle of Saipan. The cave had been targeted by U.S. forces, believing it to have been used by Japanese holdouts. Hidden civilian shelters were located virtually everywhere on the island, with very little difference noticeable between them and Japanese bunkers to U.S. Marines. aipan, Northern Mariana Islands. July 1944.

Civilian women and children on the island of Saipan emerge from a cave in which they had been hiding during the Battle of Saipan. The cave had been targeted by U.S. forces, believing it to have been used by Japanese holdouts. Hidden civilian shelters were located virtually everywhere on the island, with very little difference noticeable between them and Japanese bunkers to U.S. Marines. aipan, Northern Mariana Islands. July 1944.

Battle of Saipan - Isely Field, filled with B-29 bombers, mid-1945.

Battle of Saipan - Isely Field, filled with B-29 bombers, mid-1945.

Battle of Saipan - A Marine talks a terrified Chamorro woman and her children into abandoning their refuge

Battle of Saipan - A Marine talks a terrified Chamorro woman and her children into abandoning their refuge

Soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan circa 1944.

Soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan circa 1944.

Battle of Saipan - Marines take cover behind a M4 Sherman tank while clearing Japanese forces from the northern end of the island of Saipan. 8 July 1944

Battle of Saipan - Marines take cover behind a M4 Sherman tank while clearing Japanese forces from the northern end of the island of Saipan. 8 July 1944

A Bloody Fight: The Battle of Saipan: US Marines during the Battle of Saipan

A Bloody Fight: The Battle of Saipan

A Bloody Fight: The Battle of Saipan: US Marines during the Battle of Saipan

BASIC (grades 9-10): This History Channel video gives a summary of the Battle of Saipan.

BASIC (grades 9-10): This History Channel video gives a summary of the Battle of Saipan.

U.S. Marines of either the 2nd or 4th Marine Division landing on the beaches of Saipan on June 15, 1944.

U.S. Marines of either the 2nd or 4th Marine Division landing on the beaches of Saipan on June 15, 1944.

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