War on Our Doorstep: The Unknown Campaign on North America's West Coast
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War on Our Doorstep: The Unknown Campaign on North America's West Coast

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In June 1942, Japanese troops occupied the Aleutian islands of Attu and Kiska in Alaska, the first enemy occupation of US territory since the War of 1812. For the next year a bloody conflict raged that was nearly invisible to most North Americans as Canadian and American soldiers, airmen and sailors went north to hold the Japanese in check.

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Published May 1st 2002 by Heritage House Publishing Co. Ltd.
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Rob
Brendan Coyle's book "War on Our Doorstep: The Unknown Campaign on North America's West Coast tells the story of war on the Pacific Coast from the Aleutians to the California Coast during World War II. Focusing on the Canadian experience, you'll learn that this really was a forgotten theatre of war for both the Americans and the Canadians. While the Americans were more focused on fleet and amphibian actions with Nimitz in the Central Pacific, the Canadian Military was focused more on the defense...more
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