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    Atka Island Aleutian Islands | Alaska United States

Wartime History
Atka Island is located in the Andreanof Island Group (Andreanof Islands) in the Aleutian Island Chain (Aleutian Islands) in Alaska in the United States. Borders Nazan Bay and Believing Bay.

American and Japanese missions against Atka
June 11, 1942 - December 10, 1942

Nazan Bay
Borders Atka Island during June to September 1942 used by the U. S. Navy (USN) as an advanced seaplane base supported by seaplane tenders for PBY Catalina anti-shipping searches and bombing missions against Kiska.

Believing Bay
Borders the western end of Atka Island.

B-24A Liberator 40-2367
Pilot Andrews force landed December 9, 1942 crew rescued

 

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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