Seabee Construction Battalions build a base at Attu in the Aleutian Islands during World War II.
Attu Aleutian Islands Date:1942 Duration:3 min 26 sec Sound:Yes
Activities of the Seabees at Attu in the Aleutian Islands during World War II. The destination of Construction Battalions (Seabees) is Attu. An animated map shows Attu. Seabees make amphibious landings on Attu, while part is still occupied by Japanese troops. They begin immediate construction activity. A derrick unloads coal. Seabee stevedores unload cargo. A rough Seabee camp of tents and campfires, with an American flag flying from a pole. Seabees at breakfast mess. Carpenters, with rifles on their backs, erect a temporary barracks building. Prefabricated parts for buildings being unloaded on shore. Seabees erecting a prefabricated field hospital (in 5 hours). Refueling bulldozers from 55 gallon drums. View from moving boat, of the completed base at Attu.
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