WWII Soldier Revisits Kruzof Island

Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka

During World War II, the southern tip of Kruzof Island- near Sitka- was an observation post for the U.S. Navy.  A 26-year-old sailor named Bob Vollmer was among those stationed there. He’s now 93-years-old and living just south of Indianapolis, Indiana.  He returned to Sitka this summer, and KCAW’s Ed Ronco was there as Vollmer set foot on Kruzof for the first time in 67 years.

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