Soldiers hurling their trench mortar shells over a ridge into a Japanese position on Attu, an Aleutian Island, June 4, 1943.
Soldiers hurling their trench mortar shells over a ridge into a Japanese position on Attu, an Aleutian Island, June 4, 1943. Library of Congress
Soldiers hurling their trench mortar shells over a ridge into a Japanese position on Attu, an Aleutian Island, June 4, 1943. Library of Congress

70 years ago this month, the Battle of Attu raged in Alaska

May 06, 2013 11:52 AM