Just kidding! "Best of" lists are dumb. This is better.
August 28, 2011 | American filmmaker John Huston directed this documentary while serving with the Army Signal Corps as a captain during the war. Shot in Technicolor, it focuses on the daily lives of soldiers on Adak Island. This excerpt follows them on an aerial attack against a Japanese base on a nearby island. For photographs of the Aleutians, see Alan Taylor's World War II retrospective. More