World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ALASKA: Profit & Loss

The enemy inflicted minor damage to the Naval Station at Dutch Harbor and the Army post at Fort Mears, but did not seriously impair their military effectiveness.

The enemy has occupied the undefended islands of Attu, Kiska and Agattu in the westernmost tip of the Aleutian chain and has constructed temporary living facilities ashore.

Thus the Navy, in a profit-&-loss communiqué last week, summed the Jap's accomplishments in six weeks of Alaskan warfare. To the U.S. it was some reassurance that things had not gone worse on a front from which news had...

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