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Ti·ni·an

 (tĭn′ē-ăn′, tē′nē-än′)
An island of the Northern Marianas in the western Pacific Ocean. The planes that dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (August 9, 1945) were flown from Tinian.
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Those supplies were delivered to Tinian island, an American base in the final year of the war which launched the world's first nuclear bombing.
In the second and third weeks of May, the French planned to send their Mistral naval carriers, capable of transporting helicopters, around Tinian island, where it will team up with U.
On a serious note, the most notable outgoing delivery from Oak Ridge was tiny and deadly: a few grams of enriched uranium inside a case handcuffed to Lieutenant Nicholas Del Genio to be delivered to Tinian Island and put inside the Little Boy bomb destined for Hiroshima.
James was a Navy veteran serving with the 67th construction battalion known as the Seabees that worked to construct an airfield on Tinian Island during World War II.
6: Sailors from the HSC-25 Island Knights aided in the rescue of four people whose plane went missing on a flight from Tinian Island to Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
21 at Andersen air force base on Guam, Tinian Island in the Northern Mariana Islands, and in waters from Okinawa in the north to Tinian Island in the south.
He served in the Army in World War II, stationed at Camp Pendleton and Tinian Island in the South Pacific.
During this study, one female from West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea (BPBM 13499) and one female from Tinian Island, Northern Marianas (BPBM 31708) were found that were mature at 64 mm SVL, indicating females mature at a larger minimum size in the Philippines.
Some members of the Japanese government committee studying alternative sites for the relocation of Futemma, including Abe and Shimoji, have recently made inspection trips to places such as Guam and Tinian Island.
They had recently departed San Francisco and just completed their orders to deliver necessary parts for the atomic bomb, "Little Boy," to Tinian Island.
From Tinian Island in the Marianas, CPM Arnold Goldsborough of Wilmington, Delaware, writes that he is operating a laundry:
The book steadily progresses from the New Mexico desert, to the USS Indianapolis, which transported the bomb, to Tinian Island, where the Enola Gay awaited.