Henry Krueger grew up in the Clintonville, Wisconsin area and lived his adult life in Oshkosh. Born in 1918, his life spans the Great Depression, World War II, and the dawn of the 21st Century. The stories of his early life offer the modern reader a vivid and entertaining look at rural life in Wisconsin in the 1920s and 30s. His first-hand account of his experiences as a soldier in Europe during World War II provides an engaging and informative lesson in history.
Throughout the book, from his childhood in Clintonville to his travels around the world, Henry tells the stories of his life with humility and honesty. Henry’s his sense of humor and his flare for the interesting detail in every situation make this memoir a joy to read.