Battle of Saipan remembered in 70th anniversary rites

National Jun 15, 2014

Battle of Saipan remembered in 70th anniversary rites

The 70th anniversary of the Battle of Saipan was marked Sunday by a ceremony that drew around 400 participants, including former Japanese and U.S. soldiers. Hitoshi Kikuchi, head of the Consulate General of Japan on Saipan, part of the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. commonwealth, ...