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Tinian Landings Photo Gallery 


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Marines load supplies aboard two LSTs in preparation for the assault on Tinian, July 1944. Loading was carried out on the neighboring Saipan (USMC 87615).


Tinian Invasion, July 1944

Marine LVTs head for the Tinian landing beaches on "J-Day," 24 July 1944 (26-G-2682).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Marine M-4 Sherman tanks and other vehicles deploy inland from the Tinian invasion beaches, July 1944 (USMC 93378).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

A Marine hunts for Japanese snipers in the Tinian brush, July/August 1944 (USMC 87688).


Tinian Invasion, 1944, Evacuation of wounded Marine

A wounded Marine is placed aboard an LVT for evacuation from Tinian, July/August 1944. Note the U.S. Navy medical corpsman holding plasma bottle (USMC 87695).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Members of a Marine patrol remove a tiny girl from the debris of a shelter in which she and her father had been hiding for weeks, Tinian, August 1944 (USMC 90439).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Seabees of the 302nd Naval Construction Battalion repair a pontoon causeway that had broached at Tinian's "White 2" landing beach during a storm, 1 August 1944 (80-G-312772).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Marines wade ashore on a Tinian landing beach, 24 July 1944 (USMC 87236).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Marines dismount from an LVT at an invasion beach at Tinian. Rocky coral prevented this LVT from going up on the beach. Taken on "J-Day," 24 July 1944 (USMC 88112).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Marines mopping up on Tinian fire on Japanese positions (USMC 88107).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Marines cautiously probe a cave on Tinian, 28 July 1944 (USMC 87909).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Marines stack mortar rounds in preparation for firing a fast barrage, Tinian, 30 July 1944 (USMC 87927).


Tinian Invasion, 1944

Marines of a .30-caliber machine-gun squad enjoy a locally grown watermelon on Tinian on 1 August 1944, the date the island was declared secured (USMC 93000).


Tinian Island, Marianas

U.S. Army Air Forces B-29 bombers on the parking areas of Tinian's North Field, 1945. This is the former Japanese Ushi Point airfield, much altered. The beaches in the lower part of the photo are those used for the invasion of the island ("White" landing beaches) (80-G-306715).

Published: Fri Jul 05 14:43:55 EDT 2019