Bill Milne Papers
Scope and Contents
An extensive inventory, created by John Duffy, president of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, is included with the Bill Milne papers. The collection includes: photographs, postcards (includes Pisa, Florence, Castel d'Aiano, Riva del Garda, Torbole, Tampello, Cave del Predil, Trieste, Venice and Grossglockner, Austria); citations (includes commendations from General Lucien Truscott, Field Marshall Alexander, General Mark Clark and General George Hays); religious service bulletins; German language papers; newspaper clippings, articles; signal manual; insignia, shoulder patches; Mission Accomplished booklet, and Karte von Italien German map.
- Milne, Bill,1918-1972. (Person)
- Milne, Mildred O., (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.
Biographical / Historical
Born in Michigan. Enlisted in the Army on November 19, 1941 at Fort Custer, Michigan. Prior to enlistment, he had completed four years of high school and was employed as an autoworker. Assigned to the 10th Mountain Division as a replacement soldier after the Division had deployed to Italy. Attained the rank of corporal, and was awarded a Bronze Star Medal for actions near Amore, Italy on April 16, 1945.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mildred O. Milne, 1998.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Armed Forces -- Insignia. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Milne, Bill, 1918-1972 -- Archives.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Bill Milne Papers
- Keli Schmid
- December 31, 2018
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