B-24 bombing photo of Holtz Bay, Attu Island, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 7 Nov 1942; note A6M2-N floatplanesAmerican troops at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 11 May 1943US Army soldiers unloading LCPR and LCM type landing craft on the beach at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian islands, 12 May 1943; note military policemen on right side of photoAmerican soldiers unloading landing craft on the beach at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, 13 May 1943
B-24 bombing photo of Holtz Bay, Attu Island, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 7 Nov 1942; note A6M2-N floatplanesAmerican troops at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 11 May 1943US Army soldiers unloading LCPR and LCM type landing craft on the beach at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian islands, 12 May 1943; note military policemen on right side of photoAmerican soldiers unloading landing craft on the beach at Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, 13 May 1943
Higgins 78-foot torpedo boats of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 13 (MTBRon 13) moored in Attu, Alaska, Jul 943. Note PT-75 and PT-78 nested outboard of their squadron-mate and PBY Catalina patrol plane taking off.Members of the USAAF 54th Fighter Squadron with some Army nurses at Attu Island, 1943-44. Note P-38 Lightning aircraft.US Navy Commodore Leslie Gehres, commander of Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutians (with his back to the PBY Catalina airplane), making introductions of newly arriving officers at Attu, Alaska, 1944.A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraft’s hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 1 of 2
Higgins 78-foot torpedo boats of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 13 (MTBRon 13) moored in Attu, Alaska, Jul 943. Note PT-75 and PT-78 nested outboard of their squadron-mate and PBY Catalina patrol plane taking off.Members of the USAAF 54th Fighter Squadron with some Army nurses at Attu Island, 1943-44. Note P-38 Lightning aircraft.US Navy Commodore Leslie Gehres, commander of Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutians (with his back to the PBY Catalina airplane), making introductions of newly arriving officers at Attu, Alaska, 1944.A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraft’s hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 1 of 2
A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraft’s hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 2 of 2Commodore Leslie Gehres inspecting a PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. Note the Marsden Matting runway surfaceA US Navy PV-1 Ventura patrol bomber of Bombing Squadron VB-136 taking off from Attu, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Nov 1944
A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraft’s hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 2 of 2Commodore Leslie Gehres inspecting a PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. Note the Marsden Matting runway surfaceA US Navy PV-1 Ventura patrol bomber of Bombing Squadron VB-136 taking off from Attu, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Nov 1944


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