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NORTH FIELD, Tinian—Two Chinook CH-47 helicopters landed a little past 2pm on the Tinian North Field and more than 40 Japanese troops rapidly got off from the Boeing Rotorcraft Systems-manufactured aircraft. The drill is part of the United States-Japan joint bilateral field training exercises held yesterday at the island’s former airfield that played a key role during World War II. The joint military exercise is called Keen Sword where approximately 40,000 U.S. and Japanese personnel were…

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#"Little Boy on trailer cradle in pit on Tinian island before being loaded into Enola Gay's bomb bay" 1945 [2354 2618] #history #retro #vintage #dh #HistoryPorn http://ift.tt/2eSWxyz

Tinian Island: Bombs and Bunkers! By Devon Pike - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/articles/tinian-island-bombs-and-bunkers-by-devon-pike.html

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1840 Tinian Island Mariana Islands Pacific Ocean ship Lithograph antique natives

1840 Tinian Island Mariana Islands Pacific Ocean SHIP Lithograph Antique Natives | eBay

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Marine Corps documentary report on the WWII Battle of Tinian in the Marianas in 1944. The Battle of Tinian Island was from July 24, 1944 to August 1, 1944 and was considered a necessary island in the Allied Island Hopping Campaign.

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