The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. A map shows the Aleutian Islands situated in the North Pacific Ocean forming the southern boundary of the Bering Sea. Volcanoes in the Aleutian Islands. The rocky coast of the island. A man stands on an ice covered ship. A boat carries some people. An aircraft lands on sea. A ship in the rough seas. In 1942: Animated map depicts Japanese invasion of Midway Island and Dutch Harbor and U.S. response to the attack. An aircraft takes off. U.S. Army officers who participated in the Battle of Dutch Harbor include Lieutenants Charles H. Briggs, Jack Todd, Jep C, Jonson, James E. Breeding, Virgil Alleman and Jack S. Marks. Active volcanoes in the background. Army camps in the Aleutian Islands.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. Two soldiers make a last minute weather observation on Adak Island in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Aerial cameras are taken inside a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 Mitchell bomber. Pilots make a final meeting. A pilot gets inside an aircraft. The aircraft take off one by one.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. U.S. Army Service Force (ASF) provides logistical support to fight the enemy. A flag of the United States. A United States Army Air Forces B-25 Mitchell bomber flies. Various goods like timber, vehicles being unloaded from a cargo ship with the help of a crane. A ship carries troops. Soldiers disembark from a ship. A soldier carries a guitar.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. An airfield is constructed in ten days on a drained lagoon in Adak Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. A bulldozer clears the land to construct the airfield. Laymen put concrete slabs on a runway. An aircraft lands. A rainbow in the background. An aircraft takes off from the airfield. A group of soldiers on the airfield. An aircraft lands. A medical van moves from the airfield. Casualties are removed from an airplane downed by enemy aircraft. Outdoor memorial services are held for the victims.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. A group of soldiers with an anti aircraft gun on Adak Island in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Six U.S. Army Air Force B-25 Mitchell bombers fly in the background. The aircraft land. Soldiers come out of the aircraft. Soldiers greet the returning squadron as they relax and sing. Photographers, meteorologist and others plan for the next mission.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. Three soldiers on Adak Island in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Soldiers read a bulletin board. Soldiers queue up to receive daily meal. They eat food and clean their utensils. A soldier distributes letters. Two soldiers play with a ball. A soldier plays a mouth organ while another writes letter.