Aerial View of Tinian in 1945

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  1. syscom3

    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    I dont know where this should have been posted, so I will let the mods figure where to put it.

    Its a pretty big pic, but I figure you can shrink it down for your own tastes.
     

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    Wow, I always thought it was a heck of a lot bigger then that!
     
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    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    Yes, it is a small island. And it also supported seven paved runways, hardstands and facilities for all of the supporting units.

    This is one packed island!
     
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    Looks like a Wal-Mart parking lot for aircraft. :lol:
     
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    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    :lol:
     
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    Good analogy.


    Wheels
     
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    The B-29 pictured is from the 484th squad 505th group my Dad's group(circle W). He said 24 hour Ops. made them the busiest airport in the World..... I suppose by far!
     
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    Wow, excellent shot Sys!:D
     
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    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    Have any pictures or stories to share with us?
     
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    That was what I thought.
     
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    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Nice pic sys.
     
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    What that not be so cool to visit. Hollywood, you need to share some stories of you dad.
     
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