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U.S. Invasion Forces - Map Locator

U.S. Invasion Forces - Map Locator American History Geography World War II World History

This annotated map, from the U.S. Military Academy's Map Collection, depicts Allied and Japanese action in the Pacific Theater during the late spring and summer of 1944.

Click on the image for a better view.  Note the strategic location of Saipan, an island just to the north of Tinian (which became a major base for B-29s).


Media Credits

Map image online, courtesy U.S. Military Academy.

 

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