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Whittier, Alaska

Whittier, Alaska is a small town located near the Western edge of Prince William Sound.

According to the official government website for the city of Whittier, the city is a historical area, which was established by the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1943, the Federal railroad to Portage was completed, and the town became the Alaska Command’s main landing point for cargo and troops.
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