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Naval Operating Base Dutch Harbor & Fort Mears, Ulakta Head Fixed Defense Battery Command Post No. 1, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK

Naval Operating Base Dutch Harbor & Fort Mears, Ulakta Head Fixed Defense Battery Command Post No. 1, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK

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Significance: Jointly operated by the Army and the Navy, this installation served part of the need for coastal defense. Following the Japanese raids of June 1942, the belief was prevalent that Japan would invade Unalaska before winter.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-14
Survey number: HABS AK-34-V
Building/structure dates: ca. 1942 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 85002733

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Office of the Quartermaster General
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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Naval Operating Base Dutch Harbor & Fort Mears, Ulakta Head Fixed Defense Battery Command Post No. 1, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK

Naval Operating Base Dutch Harbor & Fort Mears, Ulakta Head Fixed Defense Battery Command Post No. 1, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK