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...
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...