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Last Command Post Park

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Fascinating

They've done a nice job of preserving the last command post of the Japanese. I found it both... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
deew906
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La Verne, California
A wonderful and surreal experience

I live about 2 miles from this place. I visit often as I do my morning runs here. The last command... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jalldri
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live about 2 miles from this place. I visit often as I do my morning runs here. The last command post is just one of many wonderful and interest sites within about 1 mile of each other. There is much to see and experience...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Our family toured the WWII sites on Saipan as well as the main museum at the National Park. The museum is excellent. The Last Command Post Park is close to both Banzai cliffs and Suicide Cliffs. All are fascinating and obviously very sad but important...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Last command post is very close to both banzai and suicide cliffs and on the way to the Grotto. You should pull over and make a quick stop at a minimum. Shows some of the big artillery that were used to help defend the island

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

After the American Memorial, this is the place you need to go. I wish there were plaques that gave more information, but even without them, you can kind of figure things out. Make sure you go up the steps and into the command and control...More

Thank stevek66-2
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Interesting spot immediately below Suicide Cliff. It was not the command post but more an island retreat for Admiral Nagato who commanded the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Historic site seeing the remains of guns and bobs left behind by Japanese. Also can explore on cave they used to hide in also.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

They've done a nice job of preserving the last command post of the Japanese. I found it both fascinating and sad to learn of the war and I'm thankful history proved it to be a good thing.

Thank deew906
Reviewed 16 October 2017

There are lots of old artillery guns and tanks that make this site interesting to stop by for an hour.

Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Good site to see to learn about the history of Saipan and the struggles people went through during WWII. Very solemn place.

Thank Alexandra F
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Stop here to read about the history of this end of the island. The relics are in various states of decay, but it is nice to see flowers groing out of what were once weapons of destruction!

Thank Simlin
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