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PBY-5A Catalina patrol plane flying past Segula Island (just east of Kiska), Aleutians, Summer 1942.Light cruiser USS Nashville bombarding Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 7 Aug 1942
PBY-5A Catalina patrol plane flying past Segula Island (just east of Kiska), Aleutians, Summer 1942.Light cruiser USS Nashville bombarding Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 7 Aug 1942
Three Lockheed A-29 Hudsons fly past Mt McKinley, Territory of Alaska, circa 1942A Jeep loaded with radio and telephone equipment being used as a forward command post for a US Army artillery division, Territory of Alaska, 1943
Three Lockheed A-29 Hudsons fly past Mt McKinley, Territory of Alaska, circa 1942A Jeep loaded with radio and telephone equipment being used as a forward command post for a US Army artillery division, Territory of Alaska, 1943
G3M bombers in flight in the Aleutian islands, 1942-1943Japanese officers at the Aleutian Islands, circa 1942-1943
G3M bombers in flight in the Aleutian islands, 1942-1943Japanese officers at the Aleutian Islands, circa 1942-1943
LCVPs disembarking US Marines during an amphibious assault exercise in US Territory of Alaska, 1942-1943US Navy Lt Fred Hunter piloting an OS2U-3 Kingfisher of Cruiser Scouting Squadron 1 as it is catapulted off the cruiser USS Detroit in the Aleutians, 1943-44
LCVPs disembarking US Marines during an amphibious assault exercise in US Territory of Alaska, 1942-1943US Navy Lt Fred Hunter piloting an OS2U-3 Kingfisher of Cruiser Scouting Squadron 1 as it is catapulted off the cruiser USS Detroit in the Aleutians, 1943-44
US Navy Lt Steve Corneliussen piloting an OS2U-3 Kingfisher of Cruiser Scouting Squadron 1 with his observer, Petty Officer Paul Proffer, as they are catapulted off the cruiser USS Detroit in the Aleutians, 1943-44US Navy personnel freeing a PBY-5A Catalina aircraft from frozen waters in the Aleutian Islands at Kodiak Bay, US Territory of Alaska, May 1942-Jan 1943
US Navy Lt Steve Corneliussen piloting an OS2U-3 Kingfisher of Cruiser Scouting Squadron 1 with his observer, Petty Officer Paul Proffer, as they are catapulted off the cruiser USS Detroit in the Aleutians, 1943-44US Navy personnel freeing a PBY-5A Catalina aircraft from frozen waters in the Aleutian Islands at Kodiak Bay, US Territory of Alaska, May 1942-Jan 1943
PBY-5 Catalinas from Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Jan 11, 1943. Note four Mk-37 aerial depth charges under wings, with two more and one 500-pound general purpose bomb on bomb cart.Heavy cruiser USS Salt Lake City in action during Battle of the Komandorski Islands, 26 Mar 1943
PBY-5 Catalinas from Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Jan 11, 1943. Note four Mk-37 aerial depth charges under wings, with two more and one 500-pound general purpose bomb on bomb cart.Heavy cruiser USS Salt Lake City in action during Battle of the Komandorski Islands, 26 Mar 1943
USS Salt Lake City at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, 29 Mar 1943, three days after participating in the Battle of the Komandorski Islands. Note the marks on her side, possibly from ice damage.Louisville steamed out of Kulak Bay, Adak, Aleutian Islands, bound for operations against Attu, 25 Apr 1943; note Sweepers Cove in background
USS Salt Lake City at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, 29 Mar 1943, three days after participating in the Battle of the Komandorski Islands. Note the marks on her side, possibly from ice damage.Louisville steamed out of Kulak Bay, Adak, Aleutian Islands, bound for operations against Attu, 25 Apr 1943; note Sweepers Cove in background
Louisville and San Francisco operating in the Bering Sea during May 1943American troops at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 11 May 1943
Louisville and San Francisco operating in the Bering Sea during May 1943American troops at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 11 May 1943
Destroyer USS Pruitt and landing craft from USS Heywood moving toward Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 11 May 1943USS Pennsylvania’s #4 main battery seen from under the wing of an OS2U Kingfisher catapult scout plane as the battleship is preparing for the bombardment of Attu Island in the Aleutians, 11 May 1943.
Destroyer USS Pruitt and landing craft from USS Heywood moving toward Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 11 May 1943USS Pennsylvania’s #4 main battery seen from under the wing of an OS2U Kingfisher catapult scout plane as the battleship is preparing for the bombardment of Attu Island in the Aleutians, 11 May 1943.
US Army soldiers unloading LCPR and LCM type landing craft on the beach at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian islands, 12 May 1943; note military policemen on right side of photoAmerican soldiers unloading landing craft on the beach at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, 13 May 1943
US Army soldiers unloading LCPR and LCM type landing craft on the beach at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian islands, 12 May 1943; note military policemen on right side of photoAmerican soldiers unloading landing craft on the beach at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, 13 May 1943

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