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Stewart, Thomas B., 1919-2007 -- Interviews.


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Thomas B. Stewart oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH236
Scope and Contents Discusses how he became an avid skier in college. When he joined the army he was assigned to the 162nd Infantry at Fort Lewis. Because of a letter he wrote to a General he was assigned to Sitka, Alaska as a guard for a secret shipment of radar equipment. As a college graduate he was accepted for Officer Candidate School and was sent to Fort Benning. He was then assigned to the 87th Infantry in June of 1942. He served many places including Camp Hale. There the 87th was preparing to go to...
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Thomas B. Stewart oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH381
Scope and Contents Stewart was interviewed about his experiences by Kate Bausler (KTOO TV) at his home in Alaska: war in Italy and strategy behind taking Riva Ridge and Mt. Belvedere; crossing the Po River and circumstances around receiving the Silver Star medal; battle at the end of the war and the terms of surrender for the Germans (DVD1) -- time at Ft. Benning and joining the ski troops in Alaska; becoming a certified ski instructor and rock climbing instruction at Ft. Edwards, Mass., and in N.H.; teaching...
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