Maug Island is a small island. To the south is Saipan.
In June of 1945, an unauthorised landing was initiated by Lt. Col. Chalfant who sent a number of USMC MP battalions to Maug Island to mop up, but were
unable to find any Japanese. There was evidence of Japanese gardens
and a radio tower shelled by the USN.
American missions against Maug
August 28, 1944 - September 3, 1944
August 28, 1944
(7th AF) P-47s hit Maug
September 3, 1944
(7th AF) P-47s hit Maug with rockets
Saipan Oral Histories of the Pacific War
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January 11, 2018