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[PDF / Epub] ✩ The Alaska Highway in World War II The US Army of Occupation in Canada's Northwest ☉ Kenneth S. Coates – G-couture.co.uk After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor a fear of invasion swept North Americaparticularly the West Coast Immediate steps needed to be taken to defend the Far Northwest With Canadas approval WashingAfter the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor a fear of invasion swept North Americaparticularly the West Coast Immediate steps needed to be taken to defend the Far Northwest With Canadas approval Washington drew up plans for an Alaska Highway to connect Edmonton Alberta with Fairbanks Alaska and a pipeline to connect oil fields in the Northwest Territories with the Pacific Coast Between 1942 and 1946 about 40000 American military and civilian personnel invaded the Canadian Northwest Where there had been few or no roads a highwaythan 1500 miles long was built in less than a year Navigation facilities were improved and pipelines were laid from Fairbanks to the Pacific Airfields were upgraded and new ones built and a telephone network was constructed The Northwest was totally unprepared for this friendly invasion The Alaska Highway ran through semi wilderness where many inhabitants pursued a nomadic lifestyle and towns and settlements were overwhelmed by the American army of occupation This lively history of an American civil and military engineering milestone draws on interviews with veterans and local residents and research in Canadian and US archives The participants stories provide humor and insights on the building of this transformational highway.

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor a fear of invasion swept North Americaparticularly the West Coast Immediate steps needed to be taken to defend the Far Northwest With Canadas approval Washington drew up plans for an Alaska Highway to connect Edmonton Alberta with Fairbanks Alaska and a pipeline to connect oil fields in the Northwest Territories with the Pacific Coast Between 1942 and 1946 about 40000 American military and civilian personnel invaded the Canadian Northwest Where there had been few or no roads a highwaythan 1500 miles long was built in less than a year Navigation facilities were improved and pipelines were laid from Fairbanks to the Pacific Airfields were upgraded and new ones built and a telephone network was constructed The Northwest was totally unprepared for this friendly invasion The Alaska Highway ran through semi wilderness where many inhabitants pursued a nomadic lifestyle and towns and settlements were overwhelmed by the American army of occupation This lively history of an American civil and military engineering milestone draws on interviews with veterans and local residents and research in Canadian and US archives The participants stories provide humor and insights on the building of this transformational highway.

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