Attu


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Attu

(ˈætuː)
n
(Placename) the westernmost of the Aleutian Islands, off the coast of SW Alaska: largest of the Near Islands

At•tu

(ˈætˈtu)

n.
the westernmost of the Aleutian Islands.
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In the confusion, Japanese soldiers shot one Attu woman in the leg and accidentally killed one or two of their own.
Therefore, toxicity of heavy metals in the natural water bodies of Pakistan have become a growing threat to the native fish fauna, especially to the carnivorous fish species like Channa marulius, Mystus seenghala and Wallago attu that are on the verge of extinction in the natural water bodies.
The body composition and fatty acid profile of two carnivorous fishes Wallago attu, Aorichthys aor and an omnivorous fish Oreochromis mossambicus from Indus River been determined by Memon et al.
In addition, Lagardere Sports is also the worldwide media rights partner for the ATTU as well as the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
This year, the largest project happening in the state is at Attu, where the agency is starting what will likely be a long, intensive, and costly cleanup effort.
Japanese possession of Kiska and Attu dealt a significant psychological blow to the American war effort.
Key words: Aleutian Islands, Attu Island, Evermann's Rock Ptarmigan, Lagopus muta evermanni, population densities
The results of PV, AV and FFA demonstrates that Wallago attu fish oil remained acceptable for consumption for 60 days but eventually exceeded the recommended values after 60 days of refrigerated storage.
Last Letters from Attu is the fascinating story of Etta Jones, an Alaskan schoolteacher living on the island of Attu in the Aleutians with her husband, Foster, at the outbreak of World War II.
In June of 1942, Japanese military forces attacked the US military base at Dutch Harbor Alaska and invaded the Aleutian Islands of Attu and Kiska, after which the US initiated the 15-month campaign to force the Japanese out of the Aleutians.
sent ill-equipped troops to the Aleutian island of Attu to recapture it from the Japanese.