Telling Stories Through Maps
Evacuation and Internment
By 1945, as hostilities came to an end, the Unangax resettled many of their former villages. Some of those villages remain empty, however, no longer a home after the forced removal of villagers.
Did You Know?
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.