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Eagles and War Relics on Unalaska: The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands on the Looney Front, Part 6

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.20.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

A picture in the tourist brochure shows the Russian Orthodox Cathedral on the Aleutian island of Unalaska with a bald eagle atop the crosses on each dome and a third on the red-tiled roof to the side. But the eagles are avoiding me on my spiritual passage.

A Forgotten Battle's Anniversary

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Though not often mentioned in the list of famous World War II battles in the Pacific, the Battle of Attu Island was indeed an important strategic victory for America and deserves to be remembered.