Tinian Island

This page is to remember the Minemen that were stationed on Tinian Island during World War II. Also, to remember the history  Mine Assembly Depot 4 (MAD 4).


The mission of Mine Assembly Depot 4 was to provide assembled mines upon request, to fill operational requirements of either the 20th Air Force or fleet activities.


MAD 4 had allowance of 11 officers and 162 enlisted men.


MAD 4 landed on Tinian on 19 Jan 1945, construction started 10 days later, and MAD 4 was ready to assembly mines on the 20th of February.

Photos and information about life on Tinian and with MAD 4.

Minemen that served on Tinian. If you find someone missing let me know.