Donald F. Todd oral history
Scope and Contents
Numerous photographs are interspersed as Todd discusses his memories and observations on Camp Hale, Colo.; "D" series; Leghorn, Italy; Prunetta, Italy; Mt. Belvedere; Hill 913; requiem for Ted Simon; Lake Garda; his personal life and family after the war to the present. DVD chapter titles: The Army; The Camera; Camp Hale; D-Series; Italy; Prunetta; Ted Simon; Hill 913; Lake Garda; Victory; After the War.
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Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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Biographical / Historical
Donald F. Todd was born in Unionville, Mich. on May 28, 1925. During WWII, he joined the 10th Mountain Division and was stationed at Camp Hale, Colo. and Camp Swift, Tex. Todd was initially a member of Company G, 90th Infantry Regiment, then with Headquarters Company, 85th Infantry Regiment and finally with Company K, 85th Infantry Regiment. He was stationed in Italy from January 1945 until the German surrender on May 2, 1945, and discharged from Camp Carson, Colo. at the end of the war.
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Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- DVDs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Todd, Donald F., 1925- -- Interviews.
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th.
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 90th.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Donald F. Todd oral history,2006[videorecording]
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