• Image of four aviators at leisure, playing cribbage

    Aleutian World War II

    National Historic Area Alaska


Video and multimedia stories of the people involved in the War in the Aleutians can be found here.

Please note that you must have the latest version of Adobe Flash. You can download the latest version here.

  • Makushin (1.5 MB) - Left-click "Makushin," at left, once. This should open a new window in which the (~ 3 minute) video will play.

    The video also plays below, automatically. Refresh your web browser to start over.

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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.