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Address: As Matuis Drive, 96950 , Mariana Islands
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Fun to walk around

Guns & tanks and a rock carved post in excellent condition. Great place to walk around and kill time and let kids run around and expend that energy! Uphill 3 Mille run from here... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Guns & tanks and a rock carved post in excellent condition. Great place to walk around and kill time and let kids run around and expend that energy! Uphill 3 Mille run from here to suicide cliff on paved jogging path. The shade provided by trees makes it a doable run mid-day

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is where the American army fought with the Japanese until the Japanese surrendered to the American toop. This is the last command post of the American troop in this island. The old canons and guns and other war equipment are in good condition laying on the battle ground.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This review is quite late. The Last Command Post Park is usually combined with a trip to the Banzai Cliff. There is a huge board/landmark that gives a brief information about the site. Original war machines left from WWII are still in tact. This is a "must see" attraction if you love war history.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited this site after Bonzai Cliff. You may want to stop here first before turning to Bonzai Cliff only to appreciate the Japanese stance and battle positions and then see where they ran in defeat to commit suicide. Original machinery is still intact; the cave where they dug in still has scorch marks; but all encircled by blooming trees... More 

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Blountstown, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Wonderful, historic site which can be reached by climbing steps or by a ramped pathway. You can actually step inside the bunker and explore. Holes from bombs all around. Also war equipment on the lawn.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Very interesting if you are interested in WWII history. Highly recommend. There is a park here at the base of Suicide Cliff with a beautiful garden, winding paths, tropical birds and beautiful stone monuments from both Japan and Korea.

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Absolutely beautiful, ironic considering it shows the weapons of war. The flame trees were in full bloom.

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Suva, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

If you love World War II history, and want to know more about the final stages of the Battle of Saipan between US And Imperial Japanese forces, then a trip to the Last Command Post is a must see. There is an opportunity to see World War II-era guns and ordinance, see the cave which served as the last Japanese... More 

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Saipan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Great rest stop on northern Saipan central to the Grotto, Suicide and Bansai cliffs, the war memorials, and Bird Island lookout. Plan to relax and view the WWII relics left from the Battle of Saipan or hop on the bike in a great place to ride.

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Guam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

The park is midway between Banzai Cliff and Suicide Cliff, where civilians terrified of the oncoming US soldiers. The post itself is in a natural cave; you have to climb multiple steps and enter through a low arched doorway cut into the cliff face. With little imagination, you sense the desperation of those final hours as the officers tried to... More 

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