Map of the Mariana Islands

June 15, 1944 – August 10, 1944.

The map identifies the units involved in the campaign to seize the islands of Saipan, Guam, and Tinian, and the locations of the strategic airfields the allies sought to capture. The inset includes the location of the Battle of the Philippine Sea, where the Imperial Japanese’s Mobile Fleet attacked the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet.