Brown, William R.,Jr.,1922-2008.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
William R. Brown oral history
Identifier: C MSS OH319
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Brown's experiences: basic training at Ft. Jackson, S.C. and time spent at Ft. Benning, Ga., and Ft. Lewis, Wash.; training standards and discipline at Camp Hale, Colo.; uniqueness of soldiers, skiing experience; leadership characteristics of General Hays; transfer of mules from Camp Hale to Camp Swift, Tex.; being pinned down at della Torraccia and being wound in action, receiving the Silver Star; role in the development of...
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William R. Brown Papers
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Collection contains correspondence; newspaper clippings; manuals; ski magazines; travel souvenirs; World Cup Ski Races (Vail, Colo.) tickets; videos of 10th Mountain Division history, Colorado Ski Hall of Fame awards; photographs.
William R. "Sarge" Brown, Jr. oral history
Identifier: C MSS OH395
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Brown's experiences: learning to ski as a child in Idaho; enlisting in the Army after Pearl Harbor; basic training in Georgia at Ft.Lewis; being assigned to Camp Hale and description of training; being a weapons platoon sergeant at Camp Swift; going to Italy and time in Austria after the Germans surrendered; being deployed to Korea from Ft. Carson in June 1950; being asked by Minnie Dole to develop a Mountain Training Center...
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- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History. 2
- Camp Swift (Tex.) -- History. 2
- DVDs 2
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. 2
- Oral histories (document genres) 2
- Ski troops -- History -- Interviews. 2
- Soldiers -- United States -- Interviews. 2
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 2
- Camp Carson (Colo.) -- History. 1
- Downhill ski racing -- Colorado -- Vail. 1
- Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Pictorial works. 1
- Mini-DV 1
- Office files 1
- Personal papers 1
- Photographs 1
- Skis and skiing -- Colorado -- Pictorial works. 1
- Skis and skiing -- Colorado -- Vail. 1 + ∧ less