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Alaska Editorial: Remembering the lessons of World War II

...the war home to Alaska residents, and a few days later on June 6 and 7, Japanese army troops invaded the Aleutian islands of Kiska and Attu. The attacks were a shocking reminder to Alaskans and the rest of the United States of just how near an...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-05/alaska-editorial-remembering-lessons-
Opinion
Dozens of aftershocks expected on island

...installations that allowed forces to wage a successful offense against the Japanese after they seized the Aleutian Islands of Kiska and Attu. After the war. Adak was transformed into a Naval air station that served as a submarine surveillance center...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-31/dozens-aftershocks-expected-island
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japan also bombed Unalaska and Dutch Harbor. A few days later, the Japanese invaded the islands of Kiska and Attu, and Attu's 42 villagers were shipped to Japan as prisoners. Some military and civilian leaders looked...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061399/Ins_camps.shtml
World War II submarine found 65 years after sinking

...Wednesday night, more than six decades after the U.S. Navy vessel disappeared with a crew of 70 off the Aleutian Island of Kiska. Sound off on the important issues at The discovery of the USS Grunion culminates a five-year search led by the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082407/sta_20070824028.shtml
News
'Living day to day on hope'

...bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japan also bombed Unalaska and Dutch Harbor. A few days later, the Japanese invaded the islands of Kiska and Attu, and Attu's 42 villagers were shipped to Japan as prisoners. While protection of the people was the official...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061399/Ins_camps.html
Inside
Adak OK'd for missile defense system radar

...Army installations on Adak during World War II allowed U.S. forces to mount a successful offensive against the islands of Kiska and Attu, which were held by the Japanese. At its peak, the air station housed 6,000 naval personnel and their...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081703/sta_misslesystem.shtml
News
Japan searches for remains of soldiers in the Aleutians

The Japanese government has resumed a search for the remains of World War II soldiers said to be buried in mass graves on the island of Attu at the western tip of the Aleutian Islands, U.S. officials said Monday.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071907/sta_20070719009.shtml
News
Japanese government searches for soldiers' remains in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - The searchers dug for days, ignoring blisters and sore muscles to look for remains of Japanese soldiers buried in mass graves on the Aleutian island of Attu following one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060208/sta_285421759.shtml
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