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Uno Isaacson oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH384

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Isaacson's experiences: basic training Tex. and being selected for the 10th Mountain Division because he was too light for the air divisions; arrival at Camp Hale, Colo. and participation in the "D" series and frost bite on his feet; being eligible for disability; experiences in Italy at Belvedere, Pietra Colore, and Castel d'Aiano; coming upon a German tank; influences on his life.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Uno Isaacson was born on June 14, 1925 in Calumet, Mich. and enlisted in the Army on June 11, 1943 at Chicago, Ill. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working as a commercial driver. Isaacson joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company K of the 87th Infantry Regiment. During combat operations in Italy, he was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions during the Po River and Apennines campaigns in Spring 1945.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Uno Isaacson;2005.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Uno Isaacson oral history,2005[videorecording]
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Repository Details

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

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