Landing Beaches; Aslito/Isley Field; & Marpi Point, Saipan Island

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Landing Beaches, Aslito-Isley Field, and Marpi Point, Saipan Island
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Landing Beaches; Aslito/Isley Field; & Marpi Point, Saipan Island is located in Northern Mariana Islands
Landing Beaches; Aslito/Isley Field; & Marpi Point, Saipan Island
Nearest city Chalan Kanoa, Saipan
Coordinates 15°6′59″N 145°43′41″E / 15.11639°N 145.72806°E / 15.11639; 145.72806Coordinates: 15°6′59″N 145°43′41″E / 15.11639°N 145.72806°E / 15.11639; 145.72806
Built 1944
NRHP Reference # 85001789
Added to NRHP February 4, 1985[1]

The Landing Beaches; Aslito/Isley Field & Marpi Point, Saipan Island are several historic locations on the island of Saipan which are collectively listed as a National Historic Landmark. These were the locations of pivotal sites during the Battle of Saipan, including the landing beaches themselves, when the United States Marines attacked the Japanese positions on June 15, 1944.[2]

Base Operations, Isely Field, 1945

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ NHL Details