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Battle of Attu

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5 Things You Didn't Know About The WWII Battle of Attu

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Remembering World War II's forgotten Battle of Attu

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BATTLE OF ATTU - 雪の進軍 (Yuki No Shingun)

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The Battle of Attu, which took place on 11–30 May 1943, was a battle fought between forces of the United States, aided by Canadian reconnaissance and fighter-bomber support, and the Empire of Japan on Attu Island off the coast of the Territory of Alaska as part of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during the American Theater and the Pacific Theater. It was the only land battle of World War II fought on incorporated territory of the United States. It is also the only land battle in which Japanese and American forces fought in Arctic conditions.
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