During World War II, on June 15, 1944, two US Marine divisions went ashore on Saipan Island in the Northern Mariana Islands, facing 30,000 Japanese defenders. Japan lost Saipan, which was a turning point in the war.
About The Author
William-Jose Velez Gonzalez
William-José Vélez González is a native from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, and a graduate from Florida International University in biomedical engineering, engineering management, with a minor in international relations. He served as the national executive vice president of the Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association for 5 years. He lives in Washington, DC, where he works at the Children’s National Research Institute and runs Opsin, a nonprofit design studio dedicated to making design more accessible. He is the founder and Editor in Chief of Pasquines.
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