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Sam T. Thomas oral history

Identifier: OH248

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Thomas' time in the military; story of how his replacement was killed in action; issues associated with his marriage not recognized by the U.S. government; information on an incarceration camp for conscientious objectors in Ark. that was destroyed by a tornado and later became a German POW camp.


  • 2005


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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

Sam T. Thomas was born in Magnolia, Ark. in January 1926. He was stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. and served with Company I of the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division during combat operations in Italy. Thomas attained the rank of Private First Class.


1 videodiscs (DVD)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sam T. Thomas;gift;2006. Myrna Hampton;gift;2006.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Sam T. Thomas oral history,2005[videorecording]
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Repository Details

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

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