Title Kiska The Japanese Occupation of an Alaskan island
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Fairbanks, Alaska University of Alaska Press 2014
1602232377 / 9781602232372
Seller ID ID285094
Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 26x21cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Maps. 133 pages Alaska's windswept Aleutian Island chain arcs for over a thousand miles toward Asia from the Alaska Peninsula. In this remote and hostile archipelago is Kiska Island, an uninhabited subarctic speck in the tempestuous Bering Sea. In June of 1942 Japanese troops seized Kiska and neighboring Attu in the only occupation of North American territory since the War of 1812.