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Donald L Kitzman Papers

Identifier: TMD315

Scope and Contents

Collection contains bibliography of works about the 10th Mountain Division (1977); clippings, brochures, lists, schedules, programs, correspondence for 10th Mountain Division reunions held in 1965, 1969, 1977, 1986, 1992; Bronze Medal citation (n.d.); Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division (2007).


  • 1945-2007


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

Donald L. Kitzman was born April 15, 1922. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale where he was assigned to Company F of the 87th Infantry Regiment. He moved with the Regiment to Fort Ord, California where he trained for the invasion of Kiska Island. Following occupation duty at Kiska, Kitzman served at briefly at Camp Carson, Colorado before returning to Camp Hale. He was also stationed at Camp Swift, Texas and in Italy. While engaged in combat operations against German forces occupying Italy, Kitzman was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions near Mt. Serra on April 17, 1945. Kitzman currently (2012) resides in Mesa, Arizona, where he serves as President of the Arizona Chapter of the National Association.


1 box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; David Little; 2012.


Repository also has: Donald L. Kitzman oral history (OH289).


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Donald L Kitzman Papers
Keli Schmid
August 21, 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