• "Appreciate the sweep of events and the timescale involved"

    "To appreciate the sweep of events and the timescale involved, the reader is recommended to view the history of the battle as laid out over at Historyanimated"
    US Naval Institute
  • "Bird's Eye View"

    "The site provides a bird's eye view of Japanese and American military units as they hopscotch around the great chessboard of the Pacific."
    WWII Magazine
  • "Read Several Books and never get the same comprehension"

    "You could read several books and never get the same comprehension of the overall battles as with these animations."
    Armchair General Magazine
  • "One of my favorite US History resources"

    "One of my favorite US History resources.....my students absolutely loved the animations complete with their sound effects and marching visuals."
    Free Technology for Teachers

The Aleutians Campaign

Battle for the Aleutians- June,1942 to July, 1943

As a part of the massive Midway campaign, Japan sends a secondary fleet north to capture the Aleutian Islands.  After bombing the main US base at Dutch Harbor, Japanese troops occupy Kiska and Attu Islands.  The US begins a bloody campaign to recover the only North American soil occupied by enemy troops during World War II.

The Battle Animation

Sunday the 22nd.