Nazan Bay borders Atka Island in the Aleutian Island Chian of Alaska in the United States.
During early June 1942, U.S. Navy's PatWing 4 (Patrol Wing 4) operated PBY Catalinas supported by seaplane tender USS Gillis operated from Nazan Bay for operations against Kiska. On July 19, 1942 seaplane tender USS Casco (AVP-12) established an advanced seaplane base at Nazan
Bay to support seaplane and flyingboat operations against Kiska including anti-shipping
searches, bombing of enemy positions and cover for surface force bombardments.
American and Japanese missions against Atka
June 11, 1942–December 10, 1942
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June 6, 2021