Amchitka's nuclear legacy

Mark Johnson describes fortifications found on Amchitka Island

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Image credit: Photo by Wolfgang Soyer, UAF.
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Rommel spikes buried in the ground on Amchitka Island were a serious hazard for hikers. The spikes are left over from American fortifications placed during World War II, when Japanese forces invaded nearby Kiska and Attu islands.

Image credit: Photo by Anna Forsstrom, UAF.
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