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Aleutian World War II National Historic Area

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Address: Fort Schwatka, Amaknak Island, AK
Phone Number: +1 907-581-1276

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Round trip about 2 hours - well worth it!

If you are visiting the island by cruise ship, you will find the road leading up to the hill easily. it is up hill pretty much all the way but if you are in good health and have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you are visiting the island by cruise ship, you will find the road leading up to the hill easily. it is up hill pretty much all the way but if you are in good health and have been practicing going up and down of ship, this should be no problem. This is where I saw a Red Fox sitting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Few people know that the Aleutian Islands were attacked, and some of them were occupies by the Japanese during World War II. This visitor center/museum tells the story from the Japanese attack. The relocation of the Aleute people to terrible conditions, and the story of the US Military presence in the Aleutians and the retaking of the occupies islands from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2004

Just back from a business trip to Unalaska. Delayed getting out because of weather and started to wander around. Stumbled upon the WWII center right at the airport and was blown away by the story the center told. The bombing in 1942 by the Japanese, the internment of the Aleuts by the military and the invasion and recapture of Kiska... More 

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