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Fonte Plateau Unit

Fonte Plateau

Fonte Plateau

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Once a Japanese naval communications center, Fonte Plateau unit is located on Nimitz Hill, overlooking Asan Bay. Site of one of the more bitter battles between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese, the high land of Fonte Plateau, later renamed to Nimitz Hill, was once the CINCPAC headquarters for Admiral Chester Nimitz.

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The Fonte unit and quarry area, August 1, 1945, National Archive image

Fonte Plateau was the site of a former Japanese naval communications center on Guam during World War II?