11th Fighter Squadron
"Our Squadron had four pilots on standby in the Alert Shack on the ramp ready to scramble if the radar picked up anything. I was one of those pilots."
Glen R. Ellis, pilot, 11th Fighter Squadron, 1943-1944
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.