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Winton Solberg - World War II

Winton Solberg was an infantry lieutenant during WW II, serving with the 29th Infantry Division from October of 1944 through the early occupation period in Germany. Solberg saw action in Belgium and central Germany, and witnessed first hand the devastation of central Europe and the Nuremburg War Crimes trial, before returning to the states.

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Winton dressed as a colonial servant with his brother, Elmo, circa 1932.

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circa 1932

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Elmo, Lincoln, and Winton, circa 1930.

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circa 1930

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Winton in February of 1943 at the Atlanta railroad station, heading to OCS.

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Atlanta railroad station

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February, 1943

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Winton with his daughter, Gail, in their home in St. Paul, MN while Winton was teaching at McAllister College, circa 1958.

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St. Paul, MN

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circa 1958

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Winton at the American Association of University Professors Conference where he served as Vice President, circa 1964.

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circa 1964

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Professor of History Robert Johansen, graduate student Michael Conlin, and Winton on Conlin’s wedding day in 2000

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2000

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