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A World War II history book refreshes Glenn Nelson's memory of serving in New Guinea, the Philippines and Japan. He and the former Dorothy Reinkey were married just a few months after he was discharged. Judy Wiff photo

Not a day passes that he doesn't recall WWII trauma

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It wouldn't be honest to say Glenn Nelson lives in the past -- far from it.

But it would be fair to say the past lives with the 85-year-old World War II combat veteran.

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Nelson was a college sophomore at River Falls in the fall of 1942 when he enlisted in the U.S. Army.

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