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Text of Designating the beach at 53 degrees 53 minutes 51 seconds north, 166 degrees 34 minutes 15 seconds west to 53 ...

...west to 53 degrees 53 minutes 48 seconds north, 166 degrees 34 minutes 21 seconds west on Hog Island, which lies in the Northeast Bay

This resolution was introduced on May 20, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 20, 1993 (Introduced).

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HJ 201 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 201

Designating the beach at 53 degrees 53 minutes 51 seconds north, 166 degrees 34 minutes 15 seconds west to 53 degrees 53 minutes 48 seconds north, 166 degrees 34 minutes 21 seconds west on Hog Island, which lies in the Northeast Bay of Unalaska, Alaska as ‘Arkansas Beach’ in commemoration of the 206th regiment of the National Guard, who served during the Japanese attack on Dutch Harbor, Unalaska on June 3 and 4, 1942.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 20, 1993

Mr. THORNTON (for himself, Mr. YOUNG of Alaska, Ms. LAMBERT, Mr. DICKEY, and Mr. HUTCHINSON) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


JOINT RESOLUTION

Designating the beach at 53 degrees 53 minutes 51 seconds north, 166 degrees 34 minutes 15 seconds west to 53 degrees 53 minutes 48 seconds north, 166 degrees 34 minutes 21 seconds west on Hog Island, which lies in the Northeast Bay of Unalaska, Alaska as ‘Arkansas Beach’ in commemoration of the 206th regiment of the National Guard, who served during the Japanese attack on Dutch Harbor, Unalaska on June 3 and 4, 1942.

Whereas it is commonly overlooked that the Aleutian Islands are the only part of American territory in history to be invaded and overtaken by an enemy;

Whereas during World War II, an Arkansas National Guard Regiment, the 206th Coast Artillery, served diligently and bravely on Hog Island, Unalaska;

Whereas the 206th Coast Artillery Regiment of Arkansas was guarding Dutch Harbor during the time of the Japanese attack;

Whereas during the Japanese invasion of Dutch Harbor, 3 young soldiers of the 206th Coast Artillery Unit were killed;

Whereas the city of Unalaska, Alaska, has passed Resolution 92-28, designating the beach at 53 degrees 53 minutes 51 seconds north 166 degrees 34 minutes 15 seconds west to 53 degrees 53 minutes 48 seconds north 166 degrees 34 minutes 21 seconds west on Hog Island, Unalaska as ‘Arkansas Beach’; and

Whereas the State of Alaska has passed Senate Concurrent Resolution 37, as sent to the State Geographic Board, which names this beach ‘Arkansas Beach’: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the beach at 53 degrees 53 minutes 51 seconds north, 166 degrees 34 minutes 15 seconds west to 53 degrees 53 minutes 48 seconds north, 166 degrees 34 minutes 21 seconds west on Hog Island, Unalaska be named ‘Arkansas Beach’ in commemoration of the 206th Coast Artillery Regiment and the men who served and died during the air attacks on Dutch Harbor, Unalaska on June 3 and 4, 1942.