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    Aleutian World War II

    National Historic Area Alaska

Frequently Asked Questions

My relative was stationed in the Aleutians during World War II. How can I find his/her service records and other details?

  • Immediate relatives of servicemen and servicewomen can get their service records through the National Archives and Records Administration. We have a list of some (but not all!) resources for veterans and their families here.


Did You Know?

A Rommel stake

Anticipating a ground assault by the Japanese, the US military placed anti-personnel stakes in the ground on Amaknak Island during World War II. These stakes are made of iron, are very sharp and measure between 4 inches to 4 feet high.