Alaska at War, 1941-1945

Alaska at War, 1941-1945

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Over the course of the past two hundred years, only one United States territory has experienced foreign occupation: Alaska. Available for the first time in paperback, Alaska at War brings readers face to face with the North Pacific front in World War II. Wide-ranging essays cover the war as seen by Alaskan eyes, including the Japanese invasion of the Attu and Kiska islands, the effects of the war on Aleutian Islanders, and the American campaign to recover occupied territory. Whether youa€™re a historian or a novice student interested in this pivotal period of American history, Alaska at War provides fascinating insight into the background, history, and cultural impact of war on the Alaskan homefront.In another essay, Chris Wooley and Mike Martz discuss the Tundra Army and the role played by Major Marvin ... with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, examine in separate essays the views of army leaders during World War II with respect toanbsp;...


Title:Alaska at War, 1941-1945
Author: Fern Chandonnet
Publisher:University of Alaska Press - 2007-09-15
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