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Alaska Highway Postcards

Alaska Highway Postcards by Provincial News, 1942-43
#4 - The official Canadian-American opening of the Alaska Highway.
Approved by Northwest Service Command, U.S. Army.
NFB photo.

The site of this ceremony, which occurred on November 20, 1942, is now on an abandoned section of the highway which is a popular hiking trail called the Soldier's Summit Trail.

Postcard showing the official opening of the Alaska Highway on November 20, 1942

Reverse of Alaska Highway postcard by Provincial News, 1940s