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Dale D. Dom Papers

Identifier: TMD303

Scope and Contents

Collection contains 78 b/w photographs of Kiska operations (1943); 32 b/w photographs of Camp Gogebic, Mich. (1943); 48 b/w photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. (ca.1943-1944).


  • 1943-1944


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

Dale Dom was born June 13, 1919 in Sacramento, California, the son of William and Sylvia Dom. He attempted to join the Army Air Corps, but was disqualified due to Asthma. He volunteered for the “ski troops” and enlisted August 31, 1942. He received basic training at Camp Roberts, California and was assigned to the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment at Camp Hale, where he served in Company L. Dom was sent on special assignment to Camp Gogebic, Michigan, where he assisted in training members of the 82nd Division in winter survival. Dom participated in the invasion of Kiska Island in the Aleutians August 15, 1943. Following the Kiska operation, he was sent to Fort Benning, Georgia for officer training. Dom spent forty-two years in construction, primarily installing exterior skins on high rise buildings in San Francisco. He quit skiing at age 75.


1 photo envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Dale Dom; 1996.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Dale D. Dom Papers
Keli Schmid
July 28, 2020
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Repository Details

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

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