World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ALASKA: Fading Adventure

The Japanese, who had some idea three months ago of chewing up the Aleutians, last week faced the prospect of having to let go their hold on Kiska, Attu and Agattu.

U.S. submarines harried them from the sea. U.S. planes pounded them from the heavens. During those brief periods when there was a rift in the nearly perpetual mists, U.S. and Canadian pilots swooped down on their shore installations and strafed their shipping. Flying blind, the pilots dropped destruction through the fog bank. Japanese losses during more than three months of raids, according...

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