Arvin E. Jungerberg

Contributed by Doris Jungerberg     May 26, 2003

Arvin E. Jungerberg was inducted on October 17, 1942 at the age of 20. He trained at Camp Campbell, KY and Camp Barkeley, TX. He departed the United States on September 20, 1944 and arrived overseas on October 1, 1944.

His job classification was Driver Heavy Truck 931 in the European Theater of Operations. He began combat as a Private in the United States Army and was discharged as a Technician Fifth Grade. He drove half-track in the combat operations of the 12th Armored Division, Company A-66AIB. He fought in the Rhineland, Central Europe battles with General Patton, Chief of the Seventh Army; Captain Day, Platoon Lieutenant Moore, and Squad Sergeant Janda of Company A.

Arvin departed Europe on January 21, 1946 and arrived in the United States on February 2, 1946. He was separated at Fort Sheridan, Illinois Separation Center.

During his military service, Arvin was awarded the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, European-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with two Bronze Battle Stars, two Overseas Service Bars, one Service Stripe, and the Good Conduct Medal.

Contributed by Doris Jungerberg     April 25, 2004
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Relaxing in back of 
his half-track
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At Fort Campbell Kentucky
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On Furlough