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Cliff Nyberg World War II Scrapbooks

Identifier: M/A 0355

Description of Contents

The collection consists of five scrapbooks detailing Cliff Nyberg's experience with the U.S. Army 11th Field Hospital during World War II. The scrapbooks include photographs, documents, ensignia, newspaper clippings, and assorted records.


  • Creation: 1942 - 1945


Access Restrictions

The collection is available for use in Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library during the department's open hours.


Clifford William Nyberg was born in Cokato, Minnesota, on June 14, 1917. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and was sworn in at Fort Snelling on January 25, 1942. Nyberg served in the European theater of World War II with the 11th Field Hospital. In later life, he was president of the 11th Field Hospital Association and contributed to a book on the unit's history. He died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in February 1980.

The U.S. Army's 11th Field Hospital served in North Africa, Italy, France, and Germany during World War II. The hospital was one of the U.S. Army's first Auxiliary Surgical Groups. These groups, which performed surgeries within battle zones, were later renamed Mobile Army Surgical Hospitals, or M.A.S.H.


5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

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Donor Information

This collection was donated by Clifford Nyberg circa 1980. It was accessioned as accession 2019.36.

Related Materials in Hennepin County Library Special Collections

Operation Successful: The Story of the 11th Field Hospital in the United States, Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, Italy, France, Alsace, Germany, Austria Kittleson World War II Collection 940.776 U58

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jenna Jacobs in September 2019.

Cliff Nyberg World War II Scrapbooks
Jenna Jacobs
September 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

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