Video Vault: The 1942 Japanese invasion of Attu and Kiska Islands
Published: Jun. 18, 2023 at 7:10 PM AKDT
During World War II, Japanese forces invaded Attu Island and Kiska Island on the Aleutian Chain. In 1943, the U.S. military retook possession of the islands in battles that cost the American troops over 500 lives.
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