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    Semichi Island Group (Semichi Islands) Aleutian Islands | Alaska United States

Location
Lat 52° 44′06″N Long 173° 59′28″  The Semichi Island Group (Semichi Islands) is located in the Near Island Group (Near Islands) at the western end of the Aleutian Island Chain (Aleutian Islands) in Alaska in the United States. The Semichi Islands include: Alaid Island, Hammerhead Island, Lotus Island, Nizki Island and Shemya Island.

To the southeast is Attu Island and northeast is Agattu Island. To the northwest is Near Island Group (Near Islands). Wartime American spelling: Semichis or the Semichi.

Semichi Island Group (Semichi Islands)
Alaid Island
Hammerhead Island
Lotus Island
Nizki Island
Shemya Island  located in the Semichi Island Group.
Shemya Airfield (Eareckson Air Force Station)  located on Shemya Island.

Wartime History
During 1942-1943 American aircraft flew reconnaissance missions over the Semichi Island Group.

American missions against Semichi
August 11, 1942 - April 15, 1943

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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