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Alaska at War, 1941-1945: The Forgotten War Remembered
edited by Fern Chandonnet
University of Alaska Press, 2007
Paper: 978-1-60223-013-2 | eISBN: 978-1-60223-135-1
Library of Congress Classification D769.87.A4A425 1993b
Dewey Decimal Classification 940.5428

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

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 you’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.


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