“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Santa Rita, Guam

Hidden Defenses Marker image, Touch for more information
Courtesy of Thomas P. Martin, February 27, 2015
Hidden Defenses Marker
1 Guam, Santa Rita — Hidden Defenses
For concealment and for protection from bombardment, the Japanese built this pillbox directly into the limestone headland. This digging-in was also the pattern at Gaan Point and Asan Beach. With gun ports for eyes and rocky ridges for armor, . . . Map (db m185842) HM
2 Guam, Santa Rita — Japanese Two-Man Submarine
This two-man submarine ran aground at Guam's Togcha Beach in mid-August 1944 while on a mission to attack American shore facilities. The battle for Guam had ended more than a week before. Although Japan built more than 2,000 midget submarines . . . Map (db m185672) HM
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Jun. 8, 2023