• Image of four aviators at leisure, playing cribbage

    Aleutian World War II

    National Historic Area Alaska

William Jasura

Historic image of two men sitting on the railing of a boat, mountains in the background

Courtesy Monica Blake

At left is William Jasura, in the Aleutian Islands, 1942.

The family of Mr. Jasura is looking for information on his service during WWII in the Aleutians. If you recognize the people, the location or unit these men are part of please contact us.

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.