Conflict and War

World War II was a seminal event in Alaska that involved thousands of people and impacted lives in a myriad of ways. Women’s experiences ran the gamut. Alaska Native peoples who were forceable removed from their homes on Attu and taken to Japan, as well as the Unangax people, living around Unalaska, who were taken to relocation camps in southeast Alaska. Women were also providing military service with the “Women’s Army Corps” having a presence, as well as providing support to the war effort as civilians and on the homefront.

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    Last updated: July 30, 2020


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