Alaska From Discovery to Statehood

Alaska From Discovery to Statehood

by Ivo W. Duvall


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The History of Alaska from Discovery by the Russians to Statehood. Myths debunked about the Alaskan Purchase, personal experiences living in Alaska 26 years, WWII and the military evacuation of the Aleutian Islands. A discussion of the various towns in Alaska and how they developed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479145515
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/30/2013
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Ivo W Duvall is 94 years old in 2013. He has written numerous books about Alaska, where he lived from 1919 through 1946. He was a commercial fisherman and a pilot for merchant ships in Alaska. He was a Chief Quartermaster in charge of the communications and navagation department in the Navy during WWII. He made 9 trips to Murmansk Russia doing convey duty and then was transferred to the Pacific. He was a very successful businessman until retirement at the age of 88. He continues to be active in his community, writing and lecturing, and is still enjoying life! He is father to 4 grown children, and multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren. He and his wife have been happily married for 67 years.

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