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Northern Mariana Islands

Memorial Court of Honor and Flag Circle at American Memorial Park in Garapan on the island of Saipan. The park honors the American and Marianas people who gave their lives during the Marianas Campaign of World War II. At the park, memorials stand in tribute to the courage and sacrifice of the US Servicemen and Chamorro and Carolinian civilians who were killed in the battles between the United States and Japan that took place on Saipan, Tinian, and the Philippine Sea in 1944. Photo courtesy of the US National Park Service.