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10th Mountain Division Reunion Records

Identifier: TMD282

Scope and Contents

Collection contains 10 VHS and 10 BETS/SP video cassettes documenting events held during the reunion in Italy in 2000. Includes interviews with attendees: Warren Bartlett, Walter Chapman, William Childress, Harry Coleman, Thomas Curtis, William Ferguson, William Gall, Gene Giannoble, Chuck Hampton, Richard Hausman, Howard Koch, Bob Langeloh, Nate Morrell, Ruso Perkins, Ripley Quinby, Cruz Rios, George Rosenfeld, Albert Stoddard, Johnathan Stoddard, Art Thompson.

Note: Only the VHS Cassettes have been viewed for this inventory. The Beta/SP tapes contain the same materials as the VHS Cassettes. However, Beta playback equipment was not available at the time this inventory was created. The tapes consist primarily of veteran interviews. Where other oral histories exist, cross reference information is provided.


  • 2000


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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 permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply 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 10th Mountain Division, a full division of the United States Army, specializing in mountain and winter warfare, trained at Camp Hale, Colorado, during World War II. Experienced in skiing, mountaineering and cold-weather survival as well as military tactics, the soldiers fought enemy forces in the Italian Campaign of 1945. Dubbed the "ski troops" by the press, the 10th Mountain Division remains the only military division recruited by a civilian organization, the National Ski Patrol. Many 10th veterans contributed greatly to the development of the recreational ski industry in the United States and to the growth of related fields such as outdoor equipment development and nature conservation.

The National Association of the 10th Mountain Division has sponsored a return to Italy reunion for World War II veterans of the 10th Mountain Division approximately every three years since 1969. This collection documents the Return to Italy reunion held in 2000.


2 Audiovisual box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Unknown; Unknown.


Repository also has additional oral histories by Walter Chapman (OH322), Harry Coleman (OH324), Gene Giannoble (OH330), Chuck Hampton (OH402), Nate Morrell (OH229), Ruso H. Perkins (OH343), Curz Rios (OH363).


Repository also has: National Association of the 10th Mountain Division records (C MSS TMD40).


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

10th Mountain Division Reunion Records
Keli Schmid
July 14, 2020
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Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States