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Morrell, Nathan E., 1924-2013 -- Interviews.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Nathan E. Morrell oral History

Identifier: C MSS OH229
Scope and Contents Morrell discusses how he became a skier at an early age, becoming a teacher at age 16. He volunteered for the army at age 18 in January of 1943 and was sent to Camp Hale. At Hale he became a ski instructor and a rock-climbing instructor. Later he served in West Virginia where he taught rock climbing and survival. He transferred to Camp Swift on July 4, 1944. From there he went to Naples and eventually to Pisa. He served as a stretcher-bearer during the fighting, often transporting stretchers...
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Nathan E. Morrell oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH378
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Morrell's experiences: joining the Division as a skier with 3 letters of recommendation; teaching skiing at Camp Hale; snow journey from Leadville to Aspen, Colo.; skiers as soldiers and relationship with officers; role of medics on the battlefield, aid stations, wounded (Part1); role of medic on battlefield; casualty rate in Italy, Belvedere, and April offensive; aid station at Castel D'Aiano; German sniper (Part2);...
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