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.
"Allies take Kiska" Canadian troops on the move and join American troops to take over Kiska from Japanese possession. Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid with a Canadian General. Troops on board a ship and put on camouflage make up. A map shows location of Kiska. Allied troops loaded in landing crafts arrive at Kiska Island and regain it without any Japanese opposition. Wrecked Japanese planes and American flag.
Japanese submarine base at Kiska Island in Aleutian Island, Alaska. Destroyed submarines at the base before their evacuation from the island.
"I was there Kiska" An American Private 1st Class shares his experiences during Allied landing at Kiska Island at Alaska in World War II. American soldiers disembark from a landing craft and move ashore without any resistance from Japanese troops. A Japanese hangar and submarine base destroyed by Allied bombings. Abandoned supplies, damaged trucks, antiaircraft guns. A tunnel leads to a hospital.
Japanese radio and observation hut at Kiska Island in Aleutian Island, Alaska. Supply shed and wrecked Zeros. Wrecked telephone poles and wires. Armored vehicles on the beach.
American soldiers cook rice at Kiska Island in Aleutian Island, Alaska. A soldier eats rice as another drinks a Japanese liquor, saki. American officer examines clothes left by Japanese. Japanese equipment and supplies left behind by them.