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    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.
 
Videos
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?

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.