The forgotten battle for Alaska

Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part series about the battle for Alaska during World War II. Part one looks at a build up to conflict. Part 2, which will publish Dec. 28, will involve the first Japanese attack in the Aleutian Islands.
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Today in History

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