Not Many Know The Story Of The World War II Battle That Took Place On Alaskan Soil

Just last year, Alaska celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Attu. Not many people realize that there was a battle on Alaskan soil during World War II. However, when the Japanese bombed Dutch Harbor six months to the day after Pearl Harbor, the Aleutian Campaign began.

It’s surprising so few Americans have heard about this big battle. Did you know that this battle took place on American soil? Have you ever heard of the Battle of Attu? Let us know in the comments below!

If you’re interested in learning more about this, the Prince William Sound Museum in Whittier, Alaska has more exhibits about it. They are located in the Anchor Inn Hotel at Department 102, 743 Whittier St., Whittier, AK 99693. You can visit their website here for more information.

There was even a shipwreck during the battle. You can read This Shipwreck Just Discovered In Alaska Was From The Only World War II Battle In North America to learn more about it!