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Waysides Around the Island of Saipan


From Marpi to Mt. Tapotchao to Aslito Airfield, American Memorial Park maintains 12 waysides to mark the location of historical events that took place on the island in 1944. Waysides describe events such as maneuvers of both American and Japanese troops, points of interest such as artifacts and architectural remnants, and the location of camps.


By clicking on the link below, you will begin to download a 12-page PDF document showing the American Memorial Park Waysides.

American Memorial Park Waysides

Did You Know?

Photo courtesy of Harry S. Truman National Historic Site

At the end of war, President Harry S. Truman provided these words to the people of Japan, "As we approach the peace table, let us be free of malice and hate to the end that from here on there shall be neither victors nor vanquished among us, but only equal partners in the partnership of peace."