WORLD WAR II. The Pacific Campaign. Marshall Islands. 22 February 1944. Tinian Island (occupied by the Japanese). US Navy Avenger fighter bombers.

WORLD WAR II. The Pacific Campaign. Marshall Islands. 22 February 1944. Tinian Island (occupied by the Japanese). US Navy Avenger fighter bombers.

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The Fat Man on transport carriage, Tinian Island, 1945. "Fat Man" was the codename for the type of atomic bomb that was detonated over the Japanese city of Nagasaki by the United States on 9 August 1945. It was dropped from the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Bockscar, named after Captain Frederick C. Bock. The Fat Man mission was piloted by Major Charles W. Sweeney.

The Fat Man on transport carriage, Tinian Island, 1945. "Fat Man" was the codename for the type of atomic bomb that was detonated over the Japanese city of Nagasaki by the United States on 9 August 1945. It was dropped from the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Bockscar, named after Captain Frederick C. Bock. The Fat Man mission was piloted by Major Charles W. Sweeney.

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The 6th Bomb Group: Tinian Island--wonder if this was when my grandfather was there!

The 6th Bomb Group: Tinian Island--wonder if this was when my grandfather was there!

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Tinian, CNMI Hubby's family from here & Saipan.  Took me here when we went to visit his grandparents.  A memorable trip.

Tinian, CNMI Hubby's family from here & Saipan. Took me here when we went to visit his grandparents. A memorable trip.

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Tinian Island, Northern Mariana Islands. Where Uncle Bud was stationed
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Tinian Island: Bombs and Bunkers! By Devon Pike - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/articles/tinian-island-bombs-and-bunkers-by-devon-pike.html

Tinian Island: Bombs and Bunkers! By Devon Pike - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/articles/tinian-island-bombs-and-bunkers-by-devon-pike.html

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