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Forbes J. Mack Papers

Identifier: M2019

Scope and Contents

The collection contains Mack's military records (1942-1946, 1946-1953); Italian Campaign photos (1944-1945).


  • 1942-1953, 1999


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

Forbes J. Mack was borin in Stayton, Ohio in 1918. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was later assigned to Fort Ord, Calif.; Kiska Island, Alaska; Camp Carson, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex.; and Italy. Mack served with the Headquarters of the 3rd Battalion of the 87th Infantry Regiment; Service Company of the 87th; Company L of the Headquarters of the 87th. He attained the rank of Captain and recieved a Bronze Star medal for his actions in the Apennines and Po Valley. Mack died in 2004.


1 envelope(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Forbes J. Mack, 1999.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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


Photographs transferred to 10th Mountain Division Digitized Photographs Collection (TMD351)

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Repository Details

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

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