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C-SPAN  /  March 22, 2017

150th anniversary of the sale of Alaska to the U.S. by Russia is March 30th. WATCH Two films about Alaska. March 25 at 10pm ET & March 26 at 4pm ET on C-SPAN3 "Report from the Aleutians" - 1943 by John Huston



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It's important to remember that the Japanese invaded the United States in 1942, occupying the Aleutian islands of Attu and Kiska. There was a very real fear that they could/would continue their invasion of the United States onward to the lower 48 states thru sparsely defended Alaska and Canada.

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