The Lost Frontier

Seydel, Carie A.
June 2003
Airman;Jun2003, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p55
This article reports that Stuart Faber is enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941. Once assigned to the 404th Bomb Squadron at Elmendorf Field, Alaska, he not only maintained bombers, but was also sent on temporary duty to perform a variety of tasks at a remote Aleutian island town called Umnak. He arrived in August 1942, just two months after the covert base there became operational. Few people knew the base existed. And, sometimes Faber wished it didn't.


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