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    Dutch Harbor Aleutian Islands | Alaska United States
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IJN June 3, 1942

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Location
Dutch Harbor borders Unalaska on Unalaska Island in the Fox Island Group (Fox Islands) in the Aleutian Island Chain (Aleutian Islands) in Alaska in the United States.

Wartime History
This city was developed into a base and staging area. On June 3-4, 1942 Japanese carrier aircraft attacked Dutch Harbor. On the ground, there was only minor damage to Dutch Harbor facilities, and 63 total casualties including 35 killed.

Japanese missions against Dutch Harbor
June 3-4, 1942

Dutch Harbor Seaplane Base
Used by the US Navy as a seaplane base

USS Northwestern
Captain's Bay, military ship bombed by the Japanese during WWII. Part of the hull is visible above the waterline.

 

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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