National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc. Armadillo chapter.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Albert Ejem oral history
Ernest J. Davis oral history
The interview provides information and personal observations about Davis' basic training at Camp Hale, Colo.; the horse cavalry and horses being used in battle at Mt. Sigliano and Riva Ridge where their primary role was patrolling and locating mine fields; how German horses was superior to Italian; celebrations at the end of the war; role of the British battalion in Italy; career as a professional in military training after the war; assignment to Saudi Arabia in 1965.
Glenn W. Brown oral history
The interview provides information and Brown's personal observations about joining the 10th Mountain Division as a replacement soldier; discusses the attack on the day President Roosevelt died; lack of training for mountain warfare; some battles, in particular when Cpt. Rideout was killed; entering a German bunker during surrender.
Robert Duvall oral history
The interview provides information and personal observations about Duvall's role as a replacement soldier with the 85th Infantry Regiment including his perceptions of the soldiers who were already members and had trained with the 10th Mountain Division as skiers; his transport to Naples, Italy aboard the SS Monticello.
Sam T. Thomas oral history
The interview provides information and personal observations about Thomas' time in the military; story of how his replacement was killed in action; issues associated with his marriage not recognized by the U.S. government; information on an incarceration camp for conscientious objectors in Ark. that was destroyed by a tornado and later became a German POW camp.
William C. Turner oral history
The interview provides information and personal observations about Turner's lack of comfort with skiing; weather conditions and methods of crossing the Po River; capture of German soldiers at Lake Garda; youthfulness and training of soldiers; how information was relayed to American and German troops that the war had ended; celebration with American and Italian soldiers at war's end.