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American soldiers celebrating on Attu Island Alaska the day after V-J Day. September 3 1945 [4814x3261]

American soldiers celebrating on Attu Island Alaska the day after V-J Day. September 3 1945 [4814x3261]

Aleutian Island Campaign, June 1942-August 1943. USS Pennsylvania (BB 38) 14” guns during bombardment of Attu Island, Alaska, May 11, 1943. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Aleutian Island Campaign, June 1942-August 1943. USS Pennsylvania (BB 38) 14” guns during bombardment of Attu Island, Alaska, May 11, 1943. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Aleutian Island Campaign, June 1942-August 1943. USS Pennsylvania (BB 38), main batteries of the 14” guns during bombardment of Attu Island, Alaska, May 11, 1943. This bombardment lasted nearly three hours. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Aleutian Island Campaign, June 1942-August 1943. USS Pennsylvania (BB 38), main batteries of the 14” guns during bombardment of Attu Island, Alaska, May 11, 1943. This bombardment lasted nearly three hours. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Aleutian Island Campaign, June 1942-August 1943. USS Pennsylvania (BB 38) just before bombardment of Attu Island, Alaska, May 11, 1943. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Aleutian Island Campaign, June 1942-August 1943. USS Pennsylvania (BB 38) just before bombardment of Attu Island, Alaska, May 11, 1943. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

historicaltimes:  “American soldiers celebrating on Attu Island, Alaska the day after V-J Day. September 3, 1945  Keep reading  ”

historicaltimes: “American soldiers celebrating on Attu Island, Alaska the day after V-J Day. September 3, 1945 Keep reading ”

US SOLDIERS WITH CAPTURED JAPANESE FLAG ATTU ISLAND by through their eyes, via Flickr

US SOLDIERS WITH CAPTURED JAPANESE FLAG ATTU ISLAND by through their eyes, via Flickr

Military bunker, Attu Island, Alaska

Military bunker, Attu Island, Alaska

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