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    Chichagof Harbor Attu Island | Aleutian Islands | Alaska United States
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USAAF c 1942

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USAAF April 5, 1943

Location
Chichagof Harbor is located on the eastern side of Attu Island. Along the western shore is Attu village, the only setttlement on the island.

Wartime History
During the night of June 6-7, 1942 the Japanese Army's 301st Independent Infantry Battalion landed at Chichagof Harbor. After the US Army landed on Attu, the surviving Japanese defended this area until defeated.

American & Japanese missions against Chichagof Harbor
June 7, 1942 - October 13, 1943

155mm Howitzers
Several 155mm guns on Panama mounts are emplaced overlooking Chichagof Point.

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Last Updated
September 1, 2018

 

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