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The Japanese Occupation Site, Kiska Island is a National Historic Landmark deemed historically significant for the historic event when the Japanese Navy attacked and occupied the area during the Second World War. The event took place in 1942, right after the Battle of Dutch Harbor where the Japanese forces used air attacks to damage the Dutch Harbor Naval Base and Fort Mears and captured 10 Navy weathermen.

The Japanese Occupation Site, Kiska Island chronicles the Japanese?s invasion of Kiska Island. They also invaded the Attu Island during the same attack, but the latter was recovered by the US forces.

Today, the Japanese Occupation Site, Kiska Island is uninhabited. However, it is quickly deteriorating due to lack of maintenance and continuous vandalism and looting.
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