• Image of four aviators at leisure, playing cribbage

    Aleutian World War II

    National Historic Area Alaska

Photos & Multimedia

In Their Words: Stories from the Aleutians
Stories from the AleutiansListen to interviews and learn about some of the people whose lives intersected with the Aleutians campaign in World War II.
Photo Galleries
U S world war 2 aircraft flying Check out the Aleutian World War II photo galleries.
Galleries include: Photos from veterans, Military Forces, and Panoramas.
Aleutian world war 2 videos War wrought many changes to daily life for those living in the Aleutians. Watch Makushin, a short video that tells a story of forced evacuation and separation from home.

Did You Know?

Photograph of Japanese pilots before the raid on Dutch Harbor, 6 June 1942

When the Japanese invaded the islands of Attu and Kiska in June, 1942, it was the first time that an enemy occupied American soil since the War of 1812.