31 items in this album on 2 pages.

A TBF-1C Avenger over Tinian, Mariana Islands, Jul 1944 during an attack on the Japanese Ushi Point Airfield, later to become North Field.LVT-2 Water Buffalo carrying US Marines, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 24 Jul 1944US Marines landing on Tinian, Mariana Islands, 24 Jul 1944Wrecked C6N-1 aircraft of Japanese Navy 121st Kokutai in a hangar, Ushi Point Airfield, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 30 Jul 1944. Note the Marine Corps Curtiss R5C-1 Commando in the background.
A TBF-1C Avenger over Tinian, Mariana Islands, Jul 1944 during an attack on the Japanese Ushi Point Airfield, later to become North Field.LVT-2 Water Buffalo carrying US Marines, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 24 Jul 1944US Marines landing on Tinian, Mariana Islands, 24 Jul 1944Wrecked C6N-1 aircraft of Japanese Navy 121st Kokutai in a hangar, Ushi Point Airfield, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 30 Jul 1944. Note the Marine Corps Curtiss R5C-1 Commando in the background.
A town on Tinian, Mariana Islands in ruins, 31 Jul 1944A US Marine standing at the edge of a cliff on Tinian, Mariana Islands, 1944US Marine giving an interned child candy, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 1944
A town on Tinian, Mariana Islands in ruins, 31 Jul 1944A US Marine standing at the edge of a cliff on Tinian, Mariana Islands, 1944US Marine giving an interned child candy, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 1944'Fat Man' bomb arriving at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2
Lowering Lowering Lowering
'Fat Man' bomb arriving at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2Lowering 'Fat Man' bomb into a bomb pit at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 1 of 5Lowering 'Fat Man' bomb into a bomb pit at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 2 of 5Lowering 'Fat Man' bomb into a bomb pit at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 3 of 5
Lowering Lowering One of the two bomb pits at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands from which the atomic bomb mission to Nagasaki, Japan was launched, Aug 1945USAAF Colonel Paul Tibbets and his crew of B-29 Superfortress bomber
Lowering 'Fat Man' bomb into a bomb pit at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 4 of 5Lowering 'Fat Man' bomb into a bomb pit at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 5 of 5One of the two bomb pits at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands from which the atomic bomb mission to Nagasaki, Japan was launched, Aug 1945USAAF Colonel Paul Tibbets and his crew of B-29 Superfortress bomber 'Enola Gay', 5 Aug 1945
B-29 bomber
'Little Boy' bomb in a bomb pit, ready to be loaded onto B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 3'Little Boy' bomb in a bomb pit, ready to be loaded onto B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 3'Little Boy' bomb in a bomb pit, ready to be loaded onto B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 3 of 3B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay' backing over the bomb pit containg 'Little Boy' bomb, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945

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