Bertrand T. Cross Papers
Scope and Contents
Two drawings of downhill skiers (pencil sketches).
- Cross, Bertrand T.,1921-1988. (Person)
- Morrell, Nate, (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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Biographical / Historical
Cross was born in Massachusetts. Completed four years of high school and was working as a general officer clerk when he enlisted in the Army on July 20, 1942 at New York City, New York. Served with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II. Principal unit was Company K of the 86th Infantry Regiment. Wounded in action on February 25, 1945 near Mount della Torraccia, Italy. Received a Bronze Star Medal for his service in the Apennines and Po River Battles.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Nate Morrell, unknown date.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Cross, Bertrand T., 1921-1988 -- Archives.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th -- Archival resources.
- Bertrand T. Cross Papers
- Keli Schmid
- September 16, 2019
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