Aleutians

In this segment of Alaskan Veterans Remember, two Alaskans recall serving in U.S. Army in the Aleutians during World War II. Tom Stewart discusses his time on the island of Kiska after enemy Japanese had already slipped away. Harold Wheaton served on the island of Shemya. He talks about fellow servicemen who could not bear the brutal weather and remote location of the Aleutian Islands.