COVER 2 COVER: Discover more about the Battle of Attu

Published: May. 18, 2018 at 3:48 PM AKDT
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Disclaimer: This is by no means a full list of available books. The list is a starting point. Check your local bookstore or library!

As Alaska commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Attu, here are a few book to dive a little deeper into the topic. The available books range from memoirs to fiction to military strategy.

"Attu Boy" by Nick Golodoff is Nick's memoir of the invasion. Nick was six years old when Japanese forces invaded Attu. He was taken--along with his family and the rest of the village--to Japan where he was kept for the rest of the war.

"The Capture of Attu" by Robert Mitchell tells the story of the re-taking of Attu based on first-hand accounts of the soldiers who fought. This book was originally published in 1944.

"Ghosts in the Fog" by Samantha Seiple is a narrative non-fiction book written for 10 to 14 year olds.

For even more suggestions, follow

to a list of books on the Battle of Attu.