Kiska Island (Alaska) -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands;
In line with the policy of attacking in overwhelming strength, thus facilitating substantial initial gains and conserving lives, the joint U.S. Canadian force which took Kiska was a powerful one. As it turned out, the Japs had fled, cracking under...
U.S. Brig Somers, New York Jan 11, 1843
My dear Sir,
In taking up my pen to reply to
your valuable and most welcome letter of the 3 instant I have
little hope of expressing to you a tithe of the gratification which
I have derived myself, and a...
De Haven, Edwin Jesse, 1816-1865; Grinnell Expedition (1st : 1850-1851); Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration; United States Coast and Geodetic Survey; Manuscripts;
explored; opportunity for further discovery, and more minute
observation than has been hitherto enjoyed in that region , will,
we have no doubt, be open to them; and while a ll these gallant
adventurers are entitled to our kindliest...