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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
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
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
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
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...building an airfield for the coming invasion of Kiska. Early in July 1942, the Japanese reinforced Kiska Island. The Japanese were successful at concentrating...great number of antiaircraft batteries around Kiska Harbor. Several times, Navy cruisers and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-04/forgotten-battle-alaska-part-iii-us
Neighbors
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...networks.In 1904, the Navy designated Kiska Island in the Aleutians a naval reservation...about 8,600 troops on the islands of Kiska and Attu. Only 2,500 went to Attu...merchantmen that had supplies for Attu and Kiska. The ships were turned back.In April...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/forgotton-battle-alaska-part-2
Neighbors
Recent Alaska books

...the time, investigates the tragedy."Kiska: The Japanese Occupation of an Alaska...of British Columbia, spent 51 days on Kiska exploring the island. In this book he...presenting text and images that explore Kiska's unique history."Steaming to the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-01/recent-alaska-books
Art
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...it's when an attack was generated by the Japanese on a portion of the Alaska Territory. The specific places were Attu Island, Kiska Island and Dutch Harbor on Unalaska Island; all part of the Aleutian chain. Most Americans know that World War II began for...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/forgotten-battle-alaska
Neighbors
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
New Alaska books

...summer-books-roundup. NONFICTION"Kiska: The Japanese Occupation of an Alaska...of British Columbia, spent 51 days on Kiska exploring the island. In this book he...presenting text and images that explore Kiska's unique history. "Steaming to the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/new-alaska-books
Art

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