- General Article: Race and the Army During World War II
- General Article: The Building of the Alaska Highway
- General Article: Japan Invades the Aleutian Islands
- General Article: Americans and Others Travel to Alaska
- Further Reading: Related Books and Websites
- Biography: Alaska Natives Before Statehood
On November 20, 1942, on a remote vista in Yukon Territory, several hundred men braved the bitter cold to mark the end of an ordeal that few people thought possible: the completion of the Alaska Highway.
Stretching 1,500 miles through the sub-arctic wilderness, the Alaskan Highway was built to defend American from threats in the Pacific and stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.