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    Aleutian World War II

    National Historic Area Alaska

Maps

Wind and waves - the forces of nature dominate the Aleutian Islands. This chain of islands is vast, stretching 1,200 miles (1,900 kilometers) across the North Pacific. Maps are crucial to not only planning a visit to this far-off place, but also to understanding how geography shaped the stories of this campaign in World War II.

 
north pacific map
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