Adak Army Base and Adak Naval Operating Base

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Adak Army Base and Adak Naval Operating Station
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U.S. invasion fleet gathers in Adak Harbor for assault on Kiska in August, 1943.
Location Adak Station, Alaska
Built 1942
Architect Unknown
Governing body United States Navy
NRHP Reference # 87000841
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 27, 1987[1]
Designated NHL February 27, 1987[2]

Adak Army Base and Adak Naval Operating Base on Adak Island is significant for having served as a staging area for the American assaults, during World War II, on Japanese-held Aleutian Islands of Kiska and Attu.

The set of bases was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987.,[2][3]

Only ruins of the bases survive today.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Adak Army Base and Adak Naval Operating Base". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-27. 
  3. ^ Erwin N. Thompson (March 16, 1984) National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Adak Army Base and Adak Naval Operating Base, National Park Service and Accompanying 14 photos, from 1943, 1983, and 1985-1986.

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Coordinates: 51°52′31″N 176°38′54″W / 51.87528°N 176.64833°W / 51.87528; -176.64833