Marpi Point is located on the northern coast of Saipan Island in the Mariana Island Group (Mariana Islands). Also known as Cape Toro. To the south is Mount Marpi (Mt. Marpi). Today located in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) in the Mariana Island Group (Mariana Islands) in the United States of America (USA).
At this location, the Japanese built a Marpi Point Airfield (North Field) for use as fighter strip. Occupied by American forces and used until the end of the Pacific War.
Marpi Point Airfield (North Field)
Built by the Japanese as a fighter strip, captured by the Americans and used until late 1944
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October 23, 2019