Armand Casini Papers
Scope and Contents
Includes pen and ink maps titled: "The Mountaineers" (7 originals numbered 2-8, 8 copies numbered 1-8) and a book of cartoon drawings from Reunion in Europe (1969).
- 1969, undated
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Casini was born in New Jersey. Completed four years of college and was working as a draftsman when he enlisted in the Army on August 5, 1943 at Newark, New Jersey. Joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado where he was assigned to the 85th Infantry Regiment, Company I. Later, served with the 3rd Battalion Headquarters Company of the 85th and with the 10th Mountain Division Headquarters. During combat operations in Italy, received a Bronze Star Medal for his service in the Apennines and Po River battles.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Lynn Burton; date unknown. Gift; Theodore Lockwood; date unknown.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Casini, Armand, 1922-1995 -- Archives.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army -- Military life -- Caricatures and cartoons.
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th -- Archival resources.
- Armand Casini Papers
- Keli Schmid
- July 1, 2019
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