Coast Guard commemorates 67th anniversary of Operation Landgrab

KODIAK, Alaska – Personnel at Coast Guard Long-Range Aid to Navigation Station Attu held a flag ceremony at precisely 4:20 p.m. May 11, 2010, to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the arrival of U.S. forces in Operation Landgrab.

This was the U.S. invasion of Attu Island Tuesday, May 11, 1943, that recaptured the island from Japanese forces during WWII.

KODIAK, Alaska - Personnel at Coast Guard Long-range Aid to Navigation Station Attu held a flag ceremony at precisely 4:20 p.m. May 11, 2010 to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the arrival of U.S. Forces in Operation Landgrab. This was the U.S. invasion of Attu Island Tuesday, 11 May, 1943 that recaptured the island from Japanese forces during WW-II. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard LORAN Station Attu.

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