11th AF Nov 7, 1942
11th AF Nov 14, 1942
USN May 1943
Located on the north-eastern corner of Attu Island. The Japanese referred to this location a "Asahi Bay".
After Japanese forces occupied Attu on June 6-7, 1942, this area was used by the Japanese as an unloading area and seaplane anchorage.
American & Japanese missions against Holtz Bay
November 7, 1942 - May 1, 1943
On May 11, 1943 US Army "northern force" landed to the north of the bay and moved inland to the southwest and southward to link up with the "southern force" at Holz Massacre Pass on May 17-18.
A6M2-N Rufe Manufacture Number 7134
Abandoned upside down on the beach, captured by American forces May 11, 1943
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May 22, 2017