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...
New York Jany 3rd 1843
Although a personal stranger to you, I cannot
restrain the expression of my feelings to you, in this moment of
universal excitement—I am a very old soldier of the Revolution,
and was present at Head...
Atcheson, George, 1896-1947; Ba U, U, b. 1887; Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959; Gascoigne, Alvary Frederick, Sir, 1893-1970; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Masaoka, Mike, 1915-; Menzies, Robert, 1894-1978; Mikasa no Miya Takahito, Prince, son of...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment and supplies; Military bases, American -- Europe;
Allied arsenal from which bolt was launched. Aerial view of a port in Southern Italy before the invasion of Southern France gives an indication of the tremendous stockpile of material the Allies had compiled for the venture.