Thompson, Robert Pyle, 1923- -- Interviews.
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Robert Pyle Thompson oral history
Identifier: C MSS OH354
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Thompson's experiences: being a Quaker, but supporting the war effort; training at Camp Hale, Colo.; frostbite and casualties; determining the best route for the battalion to climb Riva Ridge; different routes and the view from Riva Ridge and being able to observe the battle on Mt. Belvedere; mountain battles, counter attacks after the Ridge was secure; almost being killed, earning the Silver Star medal for holding the line...
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