Stills - RED WHITE BLACK & BLUE

Production Stills - RED WHITE BLACK & BLUE

Below are some of the 2,000 photos of our three week trip to the island of Attu. High resolution versions of many of these are available on our press area page.

MASSACRE BAY where the American invasion force first landed...
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
     
     

C-130 PLANE CRASH
Attu is still a very dangerous place to fly.  Every two weeks the Coast Guard sends a C-130 transport plane out to the island to drop off supplies.  20 years ago one of them missed the runway in the fog and hit the side of a mountain. Most of it is still there.

 
     
 
     
     
     

BILL AND ANDY
Bill Jones and Andy Petrus are two Attu battle veterans who traveled back to the island with us.

 
     
 
     
     
     
OTHER IMAGES    
 
Collapsed radio towers   Unmarked grave
     
 
Plane Crash   Unexploded bomb
     
     
     
COMBAT PHOTOS    
 
American soldiers head inland during the battle.   American troops struggle to get an artillery across Attu's muddy terrain.
     
 
American troops struggle up one of Attu's many mountains during the battle.   A dead Japanese soldier on Attu
     
 
A row of dead American soldiers fill the foreground while corpsmen aid a wounded soldier behind them.   Some American soldiers check the bodies at a site of Japanese mass suicide on the last day of the battle.