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Woodward, John B.,1915-

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John B. Woodard oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH356
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Woodward's experiences: ski training at Mt. Rainier and his role as head of the ski school; experimentation with ski equipment and techniques; how skiing techniques were used at Camp Hale, Colo.; ski instruction films made by Otto Lang; experiences in Italy with an abandoned German tank; racing for the University of Washington after the war.

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John B. Woodward oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH242
Scope and Contents

Discusses some biographical information before he talks about the Army. He took ROTC at the University of Washington and entered the Army as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1940. He talks about giving some ski instruction, including cross-country, and about driving to Colorado to prepare for the influx of new recruits in the fall of 1941. During the bulk of the tape he talks about uniforms, boots, skis and tents. .

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John B. Woodward oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH307
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Williams' experiences: training with the 41st Division at Mt. Rainer; manufacture and design of ski clothing and equipment; volunteering for the 10th Mountain Division being formed at Camp Hale, Colo.; early types of skis used and how skiers were rated at Camp Hale; during Italian campaigns, none of the American ski equipment was sent over, so soldiers used Italian equipment; being in the ski equipment business after the...
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Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History. 2
DVDs 2
Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. 2
Mini-DV 2
Ski troops -- History -- Interviews. 2