John A. Busterud, Class of 1943

Military Service/Achievements:
Air Defense Platoon Leader

Civilian Career/Achievements:

What’s new:
Recently completed and published “Below the Salt”, the story of how the 90th Division, near the end of World War II, captured a German salt mine which contained all of the German gold reserves and a huge cache of priceless art from Berlin’s museums. LTC Busterud was the officer in charge of tallying much of the find, and providing security.