Sam T. Thomas oral history
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.
- Samuel T. Thomas, 1926- (Person)
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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.
- Camp Magnolia (Ark.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Camp Swift (Tex.) -- 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
- Mini-DV Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc. Armadillo chapter.
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Samuel T. Thomas, 1926- -- Interviews.
- Ski troops -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 87th.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Sam T. Thomas oral history,2005[videorecording]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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