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American troops traveling across snow and ice during the Battle of Attu Island, May 1943African-American soldiers of the labor battalion deployed by the US Army eating a meal in the field, Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 20 May 1943
American troops traveling across snow and ice during the Battle of Attu Island, May 1943African-American soldiers of the labor battalion deployed by the US Army eating a meal in the field, Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 20 May 1943
A group of approximately 40 dead Japanese soldiers at a ridge on Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 29 May 1943P-40 Warhawk fighters of the 18th Fighter Squadron escorting B-24 Liberator bombers of the 21st Bomb Squadron over the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Jul 1943.
A group of approximately 40 dead Japanese soldiers at a ridge on Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 29 May 1943P-40 Warhawk fighters of the 18th Fighter Squadron escorting B-24 Liberator bombers of the 21st Bomb Squadron over the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Jul 1943.
American ships in Adak Harbor, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Aug 1943Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 1 of 2
American ships in Adak Harbor, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Aug 1943Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 1 of 2
Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 2 of 2USS Pennsylvania in Adak Bay, Adak, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, on 12 Aug 1943, just prior to the Kiska operation
Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 2 of 2USS Pennsylvania in Adak Bay, Adak, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, on 12 Aug 1943, just prior to the Kiska operation
American troops marching up the beach at Adak, Aleutian Islands during pre-invasion loading for the Kiska invasion, 13 Aug 1943; note LCM landing craft, USS Pennsylvania, and M1 Garand riflesA Canadian soldier inspecting a captured Japanese Type 96 machine gun, Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 16 Aug 1943
American troops marching up the beach at Adak, Aleutian Islands during pre-invasion loading for the Kiska invasion, 13 Aug 1943; note LCM landing craft, USS Pennsylvania, and M1 Garand riflesA Canadian soldier inspecting a captured Japanese Type 96 machine gun, Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 16 Aug 1943
Wrecked Japanese aircraft, oil drums, and other rubble at Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 19 Aug 1943Grave marker of an American airman killed in combat and interned by the Japanese Army, Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Aug 1943
Wrecked Japanese aircraft, oil drums, and other rubble at Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 19 Aug 1943Grave marker of an American airman killed in combat and interned by the Japanese Army, Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Aug 1943
Three Japanese Type A-class midget submarines wrecked by demolition charges, at a former Japanese base on Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, 7 Sep 1943, photo 1 of 2Three Japanese Type A-class midget submarines wrecked by demolition charges, at a former Japanese base on Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, 7 Sep 1943, photo 2 of 2
Three Japanese Type A-class midget submarines wrecked by demolition charges, at a former Japanese base on Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, 7 Sep 1943, photo 1 of 2Three Japanese Type A-class midget submarines wrecked by demolition charges, at a former Japanese base on Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, 7 Sep 1943, photo 2 of 2
Japanese ship aground at Kiska harbor, Aleutian islands, US Territory of Alaska, 18 Sep 1943PBY-5A Catalina of the US Navy’s 4th Air Wing in the Aleutians after running off the runway’s steel matting, 1943-44. Note the aerial depth charges mounted under the wings.
Japanese ship aground at Kiska harbor, Aleutian islands, US Territory of Alaska, 18 Sep 1943PBY-5A Catalina of the US Navy’s 4th Air Wing in the Aleutians after running off the runway’s steel matting, 1943-44. Note the aerial depth charges mounted under the wings.
Flight crews gather around a PBY-5A Catalina patrol plane on a Marsden Mat seaplane ramp in the Aleutians, 1944-45. Note oil splatters on the hull from the notoriously leaky radial engines.OS2U Kingfisher on a seaplane ramp in the Aleutians, Territory of Alaska, 1943-45. Note unusual National Insignia on upper right wing and Marsden matting on the ramp.
Flight crews gather around a PBY-5A Catalina patrol plane on a Marsden Mat seaplane ramp in the Aleutians, 1944-45. Note oil splatters on the hull from the notoriously leaky radial engines.OS2U Kingfisher on a seaplane ramp in the Aleutians, Territory of Alaska, 1943-45. Note unusual National Insignia on upper right wing and Marsden matting on the ramp.

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