The Pacific Campaign on the Island of Saipan, Mariana Islands during World War 2. Map titled 'Mariana Islands' showing the location of U.S. carrier convoy. Map showing the location of LSTs (Landing Ship, Tank). Map with heading '804th Aviation Engineers in Saipan'. Map and sea route marked from Hawaii past Johnson Island showing location of transport convoy, June 17, 1944. Convoy at sea showing men aboard the ships looking down at the water. Convoy showing the various types of vessels in the convoy, mostly freighters. Continuation of maps with sea markings of the route of the convoy showing the location of Kwajalein Islands and location of Eniwetok. Carriers underway showing planes aboard the carriers. Personnel on look out, aircraft spotters and others. Huge geyser of water erupting near a freighter. Convoy off the coast of Saipan showing a huge geyser of water going up. LSTs and freighters at anchor off the coast of Saipan. Personnel aboard LST as they move in towards the shore. Gun flashes can be seen ashore. Unloading operation showing the LST pulling into shore, the door falls down into the water and a half track pulls out and moves into the shore loaded with men and equipment. Trucks, jeeps and all types of equipment moving across the water in toward shore. Men walking ashore.
U.S. forces battle against the enemy on Saipan, Mariana Islands during World War II.. Animated map shows U.S. 2nd, 4th and 27th Infantry Divisions advancing towards the northern Region of Saipan. Troops move uphill. Tanks fire at Japanese positions. 2nd Division Marines behind a bush look at a map. Japanese ammunition captured from enemy caves. Animated map shows the territories occupied by U.S. forces in the northern region.
U.S. forces battle against the enemy on Saipan, Mariana Islands during World War II.. United States 2nd Marine Division advances towards the northern region of Saipan. The Japanese fire from houses and from behind bushes in Garapan. Soldiers pass through debris and damaged buildings. U.S. aircraft drop bombs over Japanese targets. Animated map shows Japanese attack on U.S. occupied areas from Tinian island.
A U.S. Task Force destroys Japanese aircraft in the Northern Mariana Islands during World War II. The Japanese aircraft in flight. A U.S. war ship in the Pacific Ocean. U.S. soldiers at a gun barrel. Explosions in the air. A Japanese aircraft catches fire and plunges in the sea.
U.S. forces battle against the Japanese on Saipan island, Mariana Islands during World War II. Animated map shows Japanese Banza counter attack on U.S. forces from the northern Saipan. The 25th Marine Regiment advances with rifles in hand. The 24th Marine Regiment advances with tanks. Animated map shows the territories occupied by U.S. forces.
U.S. forces battle against the Japanese on Saipan island, Mariana Islands during World War II. Animated map shows territories occupied by U.S. forces. The map shows the 2nd and 4th Marine Divisions along with the 27th Infantry Division heading towards Tanapag Harbor. United States tanks fire at Japanese positions resulting in fire and explosions. 27th Infantry Division troops reach a beach and fire rifles. American aircraft air raid Saipan. A map shows air strikes on northern Saipan and Tinian Island. Marines advance uphill.