James W. Bormann Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains 13 color and b/w photographs of members of Company L, 87th Infantry Regiment (1943).
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
James W. Bormann, Jr., was born in White Plains, New York in 1922. He completed four years of high school and was working on a farm at the time of his enlistment in the U.S. Army. He enlisted on November 4, 1942 at New York City. Bormann joined the 10th Mountain Division while it was engaged in mountain and winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colorado and was assigned to Company L, 87th Infantry Regiment. Bormann also trained at Fort Ord, California for the invasion of Kiska Island, and participated in the invasion on August 15, 1943. Upon returning to Camp Carson, Bormann was assigned to the 398th Signal Company, attached to the 13th Air Force in the Pacific Theater. Following the War, Bormann opened a small, country store, which he operated until 1959. He then started a home heating oil business, which he sold in 1981. He also maintained a real estate license until 1997. Bormann was active with the Methodist Church and served thirty-two years as a member of his local volunteer fire department.
1 photo box(es)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; James Bormann; 2010.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Bormann, James W., Jr., 1922- -- Archives.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 87th -- Pictorial works.
- United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th -- Pictorial works.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- James W. Bormann Papers
- Keli Schmid
- June 30, 2020
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