When WWII broke out in Europe, Robert Dougal volunteered to join the British forces but at age 27 he was too old. He joined the Army and wanted to become a pilot but again he was too old. However, he was not too old for radio school.
He remembers installing the first radar on Kiska, just how unprepared they were for living on Kiska and what the Japanese forgot in their hurried exit. He also remembers soldier who got lost on his way to the latrine and froze to death.
Katie Dougal was a war bride who worked and volunteered while her husband was serving in the military. Volunteering twice a week with the double amputees at Walter Reed Army Medical Center she saw the pain and devastation of war.
Lt. Robert Dougal (left) and clerk Gilbertson, Kiska 1944
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Bob went to radio school and remembers installing the first radar on Kiska, how unprepared they were for living on Kiska and what the Japanese left behind.
Katie, a war bride, worked and volunteered with amputees at Walter Reed Army Medical Center where she saw the pain and devastation of wa