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.
Trucks carrying equipment move along the Alaska Canadian highway (ALCAN highway) Bomber bases in Aleutian Island, Alaska. Soldiers and pilots eat, play volleyball and relax. Pilots briefed before leaving for a bombing operation. B-24 on its way to bombard Japanese positions in Pacific Theater.
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.
U.S. forces occupy abandoned Japanese outpost on Kiska, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. An American soldier samples Japanese rice ration and another drinks a bottle of Japanese beer. Maj. Gen. Charles H. Corlett, Commander of Amphibious Force 9, Lt. Gen. John L. Dewitt Commander of Western Defense Command, and Assistant Secretary of War, John J. McCloy, inspect the island. Heavy construction equipment and supplies unloaded at the beach. U.S. Army engineers commence building a U.S. base on Kiska. Soldiers hold a Japanese flag.
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.