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Locating the Site


Map 1: Alaska WWII Major Military Sites.

[Map 1] Alaska WWII Major Military Sites with link to larger version of map.
(Fort Wainwright Cultural Resources Department)

Questions for Map 1

1. Where are the Aleutian Islands?

2. Where is Ladd Field located within Alaska? Is it in the Arctic?

3. What countries border Alaska?

4. How many military bases can you identify on the map? Why do you think Alaska was a strategic military location during WWII?


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