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Elliott C. Edwins Papers

Identifier: M1953

Scope and Contents

Includes: This Damn Tree Leaks by Bill Mauldin (paperback book with autographs of 10th Mountain Division soldiers on every page). Index to the autographs (paper copy and CD-ROM copy).


  • 1945


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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Born in South Carolina in 1917. Completed four years of high school and was married at the time of his enlistment in the Army on April 19, 1944 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Texas after the Division had completed its training at Camp Hale, Colorado. Assigned to the 87th Infantry Regiment and served in the 3rd Battalion Headquarters Company and in Company M. Served during combat operations in Italy from January through May, 1945.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Willis F. Soule, 2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

This damn tree leaks.

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Repository Details

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

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