A documentary propaganda film produced by the U.S. Army Signal Corps about the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II. The film opens with a map showing the strategic importance of the island, and the thrust of the 1942 Japanese offensive into Midway and Dutch Harbor. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

  1. John Huston

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Huston

    John Huston

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Walter Huston

    Walter Huston

    Voices of officers (voice)

  3. Milton Ashkin

    Himself - USAAF Fighter Pilot (as Maj. Milton Ashkin)

  4. Lyle A. Bean

    Himself - USAAF Fighter Pilot (as Lt. Lyle A. Bean)

Full Cast & Crew

Report from the Aleutians



Status Released

Release Information

  • June 18, 1943


  • July 30, 1943


Original Language English

Runtime 0h 47m

Budget -

Revenue -



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