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Bill Milne Papers

Identifier: TMD99

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.


  • 1937-1945


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.


.25 box

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.

Bill Milne Papers
Keli Schmid
December 31, 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States