Battle Of Attu Research Paper

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What was the Battle of Attu? Why was Attu important to the Allies?
It was a battle between the American and the Japanese armies during the World War II. This battle was fought from May 11 to May 30, 1943. In June 1942, the Japanese army had seized the United States owned islands in end of Alaska’s Aleutian chain. The reason for invading Attu and Kiska might have been to turn away U.S. forces during their attack on Midway Island in the central Pacific. Exactly six months after the attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, they invaded and occupied Attu and Kiska. Americans were surprised that the enemy could take over the United States soil. It did not matter how barren and remotely detached from it, some Americans also worried that the enemies invasion
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