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Donald R. "Bernie" Dallas Papers

Identifier: TMD178

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a scrapbook with an activities log for Company I of the 86th (February-March 1945), military papers, code of conversation, bulletins, photographs.


  • 1943-1945


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 imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The 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 R."Bernie" Dallas was born on December 9, 1922 in Corvallis, Oregon and enlisted in the Army on February 5, 1943 at Spokane, Washington. At the time of enlistment he had completed three years of high school, was single and working as a sales clerk. Dallas joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado and was assigned to Company L of Headquarters, 1st Battalion, later with Company I of the 86th Infantry. While engaged in combat operations in Italy, he received the Bronze Star Medal for his actions in the Apennines and Po River campaigns. He attained the rank of Private First Class. Dallas died in Des Moines, Iowa on January 19, 2001.


1 oversize boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Unknown; Unknown.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Donald R. "Bernie" Dallas Papers
Keli Schmid
March 19, 2020
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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