The invention of an American businessman found an unintended purpose and changed the conduct of amphibious warfare during World War II. More »
On deceptively beautiful Saipan, hard-bitten Japanese regulars prepared a defense to the last man—soldier or civilian—rather than surrender. More »
On Saipan today, Marpi Point remains an emotional spot for many islanders. Read all about why below. More »
Operation Removal saw the final capitulation of Japanese holdouts on the island of Anatahan near Saipan. More »
During the Battle of Saipan, the United States invaded the island to construct air bases for bombers that would eventually strike at Japan itself. More »
Today, we look back on the men and women throughout our history who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. More »
A Russian real estate developer plans to construct a condominium development in close proximity to the Battle of Saipan in 1944. More »
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.