The Northern Mariana Islands And World War Two With A Review Of The Role Of Tinan, The Atomic Bomb And The Loss Of The U.S.S. Indianapolis Chronolgy of the Pacific War and the Battle for Saipan The recent history of the Northern Marianas and its relationship with the United States is inextricably entwined with the events surrounding World War Two.
The following historical information is provided to place the period, the islands and the events leading up to the war in perspective.
Special Section: Saipan and the mystery of Amelia Earhart
The CNMI Guide would like to thank Mr. William H. Stewart for providing all the information used in these pages.