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Russell A. Buehlhorn Papers

Identifier: TMD107

Scope and Contents

Includes 10th Mountain Division War Memorial (booklet, 1959, with annotations, notes), 10th Infantry Division, [ca. 1944] (booklet, with annotations), Attack (booklet, Company 85-G attack on Hill 909 and Hill 762), Silk table cloth, with eagle design, lettered "Camp Hale, Colorado," and photograph album (52 pages of photographs, Camp Hale, Colorado; Camp Swift, Texas; Italy, various reunions). Also includes memorabilia, rosters, newspaper clippings (1943-2002).


  • 1943-2002


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 on December 13, 1923 in Swansea, Illinois. Inducted into the service in June 1943, and received basic training at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas. In September 1943, transferred to Camp Hale, Colorado where he was assigned to Company G, 85th Infantry Regiment, part of the 10th Mountain Division. Trained as a light machine gun squad leader. Wounded in Italy and awarded a Bronze Star Medal. Discharged on December 31, 1945. Married Rita in 1946 and has four children and eight grand children. Retired after 30 years with Monsanto Chemicals.


1 photo boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Russell A. Buehlhorn; 2007.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Russell A. Buehlhorn Papers
Keli Schmid
June 16, 2019
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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