Battle of Saipan, 1944

The Battle of Saipan was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands from 15 June–9 July 1944. Today, we present a collection of photos of this battle published with permission from the US National Archive.

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