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.
To watch this film in its entirety, visit the Internet Archive.
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