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Banzai Cliff on the Island of Saipan

Banzai Cliff on the Island of Saipan World War II World History Geography Ethics

In July of 1944, when it appeared that Japan had lost the Battle of Saipan, soldiers of the Imperial Army leapt to their deaths from the island's steep cliffs.

This image depicts what is known as "Banzai Cliff" on the island of Saipan.

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Media Credits

Photo of Banzai Cliff at Saipan, as it appeared on September 4, 2010, by Abasaa. Online via Wikimedia Commons. The photographer has released this photo into the public domain.

 

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