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UNCLE SAM CALLS 911. NORTHWEST TERRITORY NEEDS A ROAD. 1942

A very rare and limited edition of a small book published in 1943 commenorating and honoring those who built the Alaska Highway under the harshest of conditions and ahead of the deadline to defend N. America from invasion.

Can you do it? How Fast? Don’t worry about cost!

When President Franklin Roosevelt signed off on an executive order in early February 1942 to begin the construction of the 1600-mile supply road through the Northwest Territory from Fort St. Johns to Fairbanks, Alaska, approximately 11,000 soldiers and 4500 civilians packed their duffle bags and suitcases. Theirs is a story of amazing human interest, hardship, and tenacity.  Read More 

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