National Geographic : 1944 Oct
U.S.Navy, Official Some Seventy Jap Planes Are Dispersed on Orote Airfield, Our Chief Objective onGuam Yet the enemy offered slight air resistance to American bombers and invaders. Lying along the Orote Peninsula,the field was cutoffand made useless onthe fourth day of fighting. Under the clouds lies part of Port Apra, almost completely protected from the open sea by reefs,but itswaters areobstructed bycoral heads and shoals. Town to right is Sumay, prewar Pan American Airways' headquarters. American-built roads run the lengthofthe peninsula, connecting with themainland.