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How a Japanese medic and American soldier became linked by World War II’s Battle of Attu

Added: 27.05.2019 0:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

A small Alaska island was the site of the only North American ground campaign during WWII. Though not well-known, the battle featured some of the war’s most brutal fighting. Jon Wertheim reports


Soldiers linked by WWII's Battle of Attu

Added: 26.05.2019 23:59 | 8 views | 0 comments

A small Alaska island was the site of the only North American ground campaign during WWII. Though not well-known, the battle featured some of the war's most brutal fighting


The challenges of fighting — and filming — on Attu

Added: 26.05.2019 23:20 | 4 views | 0 comments

A "60 Minutes" team traveled to the deserted Alaskan island to see where a brutal battle played out during WWII.


Trump cheers US troops during stop in Alaska on way to meet Japan's new emperor

Added: 25.05.2019 9:31 | 14 views | 0 comments

President Trump greeted military personnel in Alaska during a refueling stop on Friday while on his way to Japan for a state visit.

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Alaska police dashcam films uncertain beaver

Added: 24.05.2019 19:55 | 9 views | 0 comments

Why didn't the beaver cross the road? We will probably never know, but it was caught on camera recently by police in Anchorage, Alaska. (May 24)


Hot spots in rivers that nurture salmon 'flicker on and off' in Bristol Bay region

Added: 24.05.2019 16:19 | 12 views | 0 comments

Chemical signatures imprinted on tiny stones that form inside the ears of fish show that two of Alaska's most productive salmon populations, and the fisheries they support, depend on the entire watershed.

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Report: Pilot maneuvered to show passengers a waterfall, saw a flash before Alaska midair collision

Added: 23.05.2019 3:22 | 18 views | 0 comments

A pilot maneuvered to show passengers a waterfall before his floatplane collided with another in Alaska, killing six people, according to a report.

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Russian fighter jets and bombers intercepted off Alaska for 2nd day in a row

Added: 23.05.2019 1:28 | 8 views | 0 comments

U.S. warplanes intercepted Russian bombers and fighter jets off the Alaskan coast for the second day in a row Tuesday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command confirmed early Wednesday morning. The U.S.-Canadian airspace defense agency said two Russian bombers accompanied by two Su-35 fighter jets entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone and were intercepted by two NORAD F-22s.


Pilot reports flash just before fatal mid-air Alaska plane collision

Added: 23.05.2019 1:17 | 18 views | 0 comments

The surviving pilot in last week's fatal mid-air plane collision in Alaska saw a flash just before the two planes collided with a "large, loud impact," according to a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report issued on Wednesday.

Tags: Alaska, Planes

NTSB warns about floatplane safety after third deadly crash

Added: 23.05.2019 0:09 | 5 views | 0 comments

The National Transportation Safety Board is warning about the safety of floatplanes. Three crashed since last week in Alaska, killing nine people. Jonathan Vigliotti has the latest.

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