Japanese Invasion of Guam by Kohei Ezaki. Guam Public Library System (GPLS).

In the darkness of early morning, troops of Japan’s South Seas Detachment invade Guam; one group of 400 soldiers lands at Dungca’s Beach in Tamuning, other units, totaling 5,500, come ashore south of Hågat village, at Togcha and at Tumon. After a brief but futile firefight at the Plaza de España between the Guam Insular Guard and the detachment, Capt. George McMillan, naval governor of Guam, surrenders the island to the Japanese about 5:45 am.