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Map depicting the Allied landings on Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 15-16 Aug 1943

Caption   Map depicting the Allied landings on Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 15-16 Aug 1943 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Center of Military History
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 16 Aug 1943
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 27 Aug 2007
Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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1. Commenter identity confirmed Alan Chanter says:
2 Oct 2007 10:53:40 PM

When the fighting was finally over (17August 1943), exhausted Allied troops pulled themselves out of their dank foxholes, dazed and wet, to look around them and count up the casualties. As Tokyo Rose had warned them, they were in for a dreadful surprise. There were 28 dead American soldiers, four dead Canadians, and over 50 wounded Allied soldiers. There were no Japanese. Americans and Canadians had only been shooting each other.
2. Douglas Witherspoon says:
29 May 2009 12:05:47 PM

My brother went in with the Canadian contingent on Kiska.He took quite a few photos (Against regulations). When he died in '92, I turned all the photos over to the Signal Corps Museum at CFB Kingston, Ontario, Canada. FYI.

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