Illustrates the Navys extensive & varied experience in combating the forces of Imperial Japan in the North Pacific during World War II. Battles & groups which are extensively discussed include the assault & occupation of Attu Island (May 1943), the Kurile Islands, the Aleutians (patrol craft operations: a battle against weather), Fleet Air Wing Four (shore-based air operations), & more. Also weather notes for pilots, & a listing & description of the shore facilities in the Alaska/Aleutians area which supported our operating forces. Photos.
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