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    Asuncion Island  Mariana Islands

Location
Asuncion Island is a small island. To the south is Saipan.

Wartime History
In June of 1945, an unauthorised landing was initiated by Lt. Col. Chalfant who sent a number of USMC MP battalions to Asuncion Island to mop up, but were unable to find any Japanese.

References
Saipan Oral Histories of the Pacific War

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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