American anti-aircraft gunners at the base of the Dutch Harbor Navy are preparing to repel Japanese aircraft

American anti-aircraft gunners

American anti-aircraft gunners at the base of the Dutch Harbor Navy are preparing to repulse the raid of Japanese aircraft.
Arms of anti-aircraft gunners: 12.7-mm machine gun Browning M2 and 7.62-mm rifle “Springfield”.


On June 3-5, 1942, Japanese carrier-based aviation attacked the Aleutian military facilities of the Americans, trying to distract them from the Battle of the Midway Atoll.



Location: Dutch Harbor, Aleutian Islands, USA
Photo date: June 1942

In : 1942

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