The Only Land Battle To Take Place In North America During WWII

Unloading supplies at Massacre Bay (Public domain)

On June 7th, 1942, Japanese forces landed on the island of Attu in the Aleutian Island Chain. The landings took place unopposed. Attu is a remote island hewn from volcanic rock sitting in the desolate wastes of the North Pacific. At the time, the…




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