Ben Huff: Atomic Island

Ben Huff: Atomic Island
Library Shelf Location 18.HUFF
Publication Date 2022

Adak island served as the westernmost physical front in defense of democracy from 1934 to 1997. In a few short years during World War 2, the previously uninhabited island of Adak in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, bordered to the north by the Bering Sea, was made into the fourth largest city in the territory of Alaska. At the height of the Cold War, six thousand military personnel and their families lived in Adak. In March of 1997, with the Cold War over, the Navy abandoned the island. Today, less than seventy-five people live there amongst the crumbling buildings and fading memory of our past military ambitions.

ISBN 9789083165820
Quantity 1
Pages 158
Author Ben Huff
Format Hardback
Publisher Fw:Books
Related Artist Ben Huff
Categories Artists' Monographs A-Z, Photography
Keywords Alaska, Adak Island, Landscape photography, Archives, Cold War, military
Language English

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