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605th Field Artillery Battalion, B Battery Records

Identifier: TMD150

Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of three scrapbooks complied and edited by Robert K. Hermanson; Alfred Galgovitch (processing); John Tomko (Lago Di Garda tragedy research). Scrapbook #1 contains company rosters, medal awards list, Italian cemetery index, newspaper clippings,articles related to the history of B Battery of the 605th Field Artillery Battalion (1945-1990); scrapbook #2 contains an assortment of biographical information, observations, photographs of the following members of the battery: James L. Adams, Paul H. Bigley, Robert M. Cairns, Mark Caulfield, Frank R. Covello, William J. Craine, William W. Elkins, William H. Fischhaber, Alfred J. Galgovitch, Harold Garst, Lowell J. Goubeaux, Sol Gutow; scrapbook #3 continues with Robert K. Hermanson, Martin Hlavaty, Wilbur L. Kahn, Carl C. King, Edward F. Oquinn, Herman L. Pittman, Lee L. Snyder, John J. Tomko.


  • 1942-1992


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

The 605th Field Artillery Battalion (pack) was one of three artillery units assigned to the 10th Mountain Division during World War II. The batteries fired 75mm Howitzer cannons, that were transported by mules.


1 box

2 photo box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Robert Hermanson; 1992.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

605th Field Artillery Battalion, B Battery Records
Keli Schmid
December 28, 2019
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States