Buster Neft
Fictional Character
The Man With the Iron Heart
POD: May 29, 1942;
Relevant POD: May, 1945
Type of Appearance: Direct
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 20th century
Occupation: Soldier
Spouse: Betsy Neft
Children: Stan Neft
Relatives: Ed and Diana McGraw (parents-in-law)

Pat McGraw (brother-in-law)

Military Branch: United States Army (World War II)

Buster Neft was the husband of Betsy Neft, and the son-in-law of Ed and Diana McGraw. A football player in high school, Neft served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was injured in combat, leaving him with a permanent limp and dashing his hopes of playing football professionally.[1]

In September 1945, he shared the family's grief upon learning that his brother-in-law, Pat, had been killed by German Freedom Front attack outside of Munich, Germany.[2] Buster and Betsy were both supportive of Diana McGraw's efforts to bring U.S. troops home after Pat McGraw's death.[3]

He and Betsy had one son, Stan.[4]


  1. The Man With the Iron Heart, pgs. 72.
  2. Ibid., pgs. 72-75.
  3. Ibid., pgs. 140-141, generally.
  4. Ibid.,pg. 72.