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Inquiry Question

Historical Context



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Table of

Visual Evidence

Drawing 1: The Capture of Attu,
7th Infantry Division, 11 May 1943.
[Drawing 1] with link to larger version of drawing.
(Adapted from Stetson Conn, et al., Guarding the United States and Its Outposts)

Questions for Drawing 1

1. Using Reading 1, locate the sites of the battle on Drawing 1.

2. What natural land features assisted the Japanese in holding back American troops for a short time?

3. Locate Siddens Valley. What made the Japanese banzai attack through here so precarious?

* The drawing on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Drawing 1, but be aware that the file will take as much as 50 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.



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