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.
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