Ben Luebbert was born in 1922 to parents Philip and Catherine Luebbert of Brinktown. He graduated from Dixon High School in 1940. He was drafted and inducted into the US Army on July 18, 1944, at Jefferson Barracks, MO and served 22 months in World War II. Almost 60 years later, Luebbert wrote his memoir, spending four months to complete the project.
Though Ben arrived in Europe late in the war, there was plenty to action ahead. To read Ben’s story, click on the pdf below.