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Robert Duvall oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH246

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Duvall's role as a replacement soldier with the 85th Infantry Regiment including his perceptions of the soldiers who were already members and had trained with the 10th Mountain Division as skiers; his transport to Naples, Italy aboard the SS Monticello.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Robert C. Duvall was born in Miller, Mo. in 1920 and enlisted in the Army at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. in June 1944. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working as a farm hand. Duvall served his basic training in Fla. and was sent to Italy as a replacement soldier to the 10th Mountain Division. He was a member of Company B of the 85th Infantry Regiment and was discharged from the Army in May 1945.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Robert C. Duvall;gift;2006. Myrna Hampton;gift;2006.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Robert Duvall oral history,2005[videorecording]
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Repository Details

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

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