Karl Krueger was drafted in January 1943. After going overseas with d company 59th medical battalion he jumped around various stations before ending up in HQ1 17th infantry regiment, 7th Division as a medic for the kiska landings. There we was wounded on the landing (suffering frostbite) and then wounded again in November 43 which resulted in the loss of fingers in his right hand. He’d recover in anchorage before returning stateside in January 1944. I’m going to post his pacific loot today and his loot from his time in Europe at a later date.
Some of the pcitic highlights include