US-based Dutch Harbor fire caused by Japanese bombing

US-based Dutch Harbor

The fire at the base of the US Navy Dutch Harbor caused by the Japanese bombing. Burn and explode containers with fuel.
The picture was taken from the observation post of the Americans.

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 3 – 4, 1942
Author photo: Lewis R. Devoe

In : 1942

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