The Battle of Attu

The Battle of Attu was the only land battle to be fought on North American soil during World War II.

May 25 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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+ Add to calendar 2020-05-25 11:00:00 AM 2020-05-25 12:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 The Battle of Attu The Battle of Attu was the only land battle to be fought on North American soil during World War II.

The Battle of Attu was the only land battle to be fought on North American soil during World War II. And while it remains one of the lesser known campaigns of the war, it was one of the most costly with regard to the number of troops involved on each side. Join Museum Curator of Oral History Joey Balfour as he discusses this often-overlooked battle and shares a few stories from soldiers who experienced it firsthand.