National Geographic : 1942 Dec
Official Photograph U.S.Navy "U. S. Bombs Kiska Continually," Headlines Report. Here a Jap Transport, Ablaze and Sinking, Meets Her Doom inthe Harbor Ever since the U. S. Navy and Army occupied their new bases in the Andreanof Islands, mountainous Kiska has been constantly raided, ourbombers destroying enemy seaplanes, cargo ships, transports, destroyers, munition dumps, and troop concentrations. All of these were once athreat against Alaska and the United States. Kiska's harbor, one of the best in the Aleutians, provides ideal anchorage for ships. This island was uninhabited atthe time oftheJapinvasion.