Nov 21, 2008

Snowy Mountains

to locate this image on the American Memory website use search terms ALASKA MOUNTAINS The collection contains a dozen stunning shots of US aircraft flying over Alaskan mountains during World War II. These are A-29s near Mount McKinley.

(In 1942, Japanese forces landed on the Alaskan Aleutian island of Attu - the site of the only World War II land battle on US soil.)

Photo attributed to the U.S. Army Signal Corps., 1942.

to locate this image, use search terms: Alaska, mountains