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Old 03-28-2017, 01:05 PM
 
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I heard about Attu Island, the westernmost Alaska Island that had its residents kidnapped by the Japanese in the 1940s. The survivors were unable to return. There was a LORAN station but it closed several years ago.

Here's a hypothetical question: Say a very wealthy man decided he wanted to repopulate Attu with himself and his brothers and sisters. Would they be able to buy land in Attu, or would the federal and/or state governments try to block the purchase? Who owns the former village area in Attu?
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Old 03-28-2017, 01:18 PM
 
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Never mind.

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Old Today, 01:06 AM
 
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Attu Island is roughly 2400 miles from North Korea. The Sep 15th 2017 missile launch was 2300 miles.

Attu island is technically an abandoned coast guard station.

I am wondering if North Korea would consider bombing this island. It would be an attack on US soil with no casualties. It might be more symbolic than actually firing over Guam.

I wonder what we would do if he tries something like that.
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