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Capturing Kiska: state museum to host photographer Spennemann

...will present a free public lecture, "Kiska: A World War II Battlefield Landscape...unique cultural and physical landscape of Kiska, as well as its overall importance in...display at the Alaska State Museum, "Kiska: A World War II Battlefield Landscape...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-06-07/capturing-kiska-state-museum-host-photogr
Art
Kiska rising

...couple from Whitehorse had lost their dog, Kiska, Saturday afternoon. Their search that...searching Monday morning and finally heard Kiska's cries coming from a small ledge below...around, or cliffed-out, or injured. Kiska didn't have a cell phone with GPS, but...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-24/kiska-rising
Outdoors
Recalling Kiska, the battle that never was

...the last Japanese stronghold in Alaska - Kiska Island, in the Aleutian chain. Their...1943. As Stewart's boat moved towards Kiska, a flotilla of ships, including three...little surprising since the Navy had gripped Kiska - an island about the size of Douglas Island...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091703/nei_kiska.shtml
Neighbors
Family of sunken sub captain found boat, closure

...invaded the Aleutian Islands, a U.S. submarine on patrol near Kiska attacked and disabled the armed Japanese merchant ship Kano...father or were in the 14-month campaign to recover Attu and Kiska islands from the Japanese.Japan took the islands days before...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-08/family-sunken-sub-captain-found-boat-cl
State
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 invasion by...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-05/alaska-editorial-remembering-lessons-
Opinion
Memorial to the Forgotten

...rotted and collapsed.When the Empire of Japan invaded Attu and Kiska on June 7-8, 1942, it caught Alaska all but defenseless...Native village there as a base to bomb the Japanese on Attu and Kiska. When the Japanese found the source of the bombardment, they...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-04/memorial-forgotten
Local
My Turn: Ditch the bogus maps

...planet's western hemisphere. The farthest islands in the Aleutian chain - Attu, Shemya and Kiska - lie in the eastern hemisphere. Attu, Shemya and Kiska were the only United States territories invaded and occupied by an enemy force during World...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-04/ditch-bogus-maps
Opinion
A donation from distant neighbors

...the Aleutian and Pribilof Island population that had been forcefully relocated to Southeast Alaska after the Japanese attacked Kiska and Attu.St. Nicholas Church parish council member Richard Dauenhauer noted people of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands were...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-13/donation-distant-neighbors
Local
Rats decimate seabird colony

...auklets nesting at the base of a volcano on Kiska Island, near the tip of the Aleutian Chain...can be eliminated with poison, though Kiska would be the largest island where that...Refuge. The dramatic spread of rats on Kiska is one more crisis in a worldwide rat plague...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071403/sta_seabirds.shtml
News
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 during...

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

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