The true story of Alaska's Range Wars in the Aleutian Islands.
A man died...lost and alone...so long ago his name was forgotten, whipped away in the relentless Aleutian winds that erased the letters of his identity from the cross guarding his grave in the Unalaska cemetery.
He was remembered only in the manner of his death. Lost in a storm...frozen to death.
Who was he? Why was he out there on the tundra by himself that March day of 1925 when Alaska Territory was still in its infancy, unforgiving, immense, and lawless?
Hugh Dennehy...his story unfolded from dusty newspaper archives, personal diaries, and territorial reports, and along with it, the story of the land itself.
In October 1923, two companies each unloaded a thousand sheep in Chernofski Harbor, on Unalaska Island, and started a range war...
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