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Arthur J. Nebben, 2007 

  • Branch of Service: United States Army
  • Highest Rank: Private 1st Class
  • Military Service: Drafted, November 1942 - October 1945

Listen to the following sections by scrolling forward to the timecode.

:03 - Drafted in 1942
:51 - Going to Africa
2:07 - In Italy
3:17 - Mission in the military
3:46 - No contact with soldiers now.
4:08 - Story of mindset and scares
5:07 - Memories of the family when he was drafted
5:44 - Thoughts of the enemy
7:15 - A most memorable experience
8:21 - Atomic bomb on Hiroshima
8:53 - Coming home
13:45 - The war changed him

Arthur J. Nebben Obituary 

This story was recorded at an SDPB event in Sioux Falls, SD. 

Images Provided by Arthur J. Nebben

Army of the United States, Honorable Discharge

Arthur J. Nebben, 2007 (Pictured with his family)

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