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

Latte Stones at Taga House, San Jose, Tinian Island, Northern Mariana Islands

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

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

Flying over Tinian island

Flying over Tinian island

Various scenes of Tinian, 1944-45 and recent years.

Various scenes of Tinian, 1944-45 and recent years.

Paul Tibbets (center) posing with his ground crew in front of the Enola Gay, Tinian Island, Summer 1945.

Paul Tibbets (center) posing with his ground crew in front of the Enola Gay, Tinian Island, Summer 1945.

The Pacific Campaign. Marshall Islands. 22 February 1944. Tinian Island (occupied by the Japanese). US Navy Avenger fighter bombers. @ W. Eugene Smith / Magnum Photos

The Pacific Campaign. Marshall Islands. 22 February 1944. Tinian Island (occupied by the Japanese). US Navy Avenger fighter bombers. @ W. Eugene Smith / Magnum Photos

Men stand beside pillars left by a forgotten Chamorro civilization - 42-24145824 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Tinian Island, Northern Mariana Islands. 1945.

Men stand beside pillars left by a forgotten Chamorro civilization - 42-24145824 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Tinian Island, Northern Mariana Islands. 1945.

Tinian Viewpoint, Batanes Island, Philippines

Tinian Viewpoint, Batanes Island, Philippines

Tinian Island, Northern Marianas

Tinian Island, Northern Marianas

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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