[Mg] Simon Bolivar Buckner, was commanding general of the Alaska Defense Command when war broke out at air base headquarters on Amchitka Island in May 1944. General Buckner first commanded the Alaska Defense Command as a colonel in July 1940. That...
Supplying defense forces in Alaska was an operation that included ocean, rail, truck, air and river arteries. The 878th Port Company at Nenana ran a barge transport of critical fuel down the Tanana and Yukon Rivers to Galena, the site of an air...
Signal Corps photo number SC 571441. Closeup of decorated grave.
Verso: Photo by Pfc.Malcolm Greany
UNCLASSIFIED by OC Sig O, 27 April 1960.
[Kermit Roosevelt was the son of President Theodore Roosevelt]