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Herbert S. Eisenstein oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH210

Scope and Contents

Discusses the life and service of Roy Tucker Moore who served in the same company in the 10th Mountain Division. Ross Raney is Mr. Moore's grandson. Both men served in Northern Italy during WWII. Moore was killed by a sniper when they were dug in on a forward slope of the Appennine Ranges. Eisenstein talks about the events and conditions leading up to and following Moore's death. He also talks about training at Camp Hale and Camp Swift, and about his own service during the war.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

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

Eisenstein born in New York City. Nineteen at the time of his military service. Former member of the anti-tank platoon headquarters company, 2nd Battalion, 86th Infantry, 10th Mountain Division. Received a Bronze Star on April 15 for his service at Cereglio. Roy Tucker Moore from Nebraska was 34 years old at the time of his military service. Member of the 2nd Battalion, 86th Infantry, 10th Mountain Division. Killed by sniper fire on March 16, 1945 when his company was dug in on a forward slope of the Appennine Ranges.


2 sound cassettes

Other Finding Aids

Typed transcript of tape available.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ross A. Raney, 1996.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Herbert S. Eisenstein oral history,1996[sound recording]
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Repository Details

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

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