Harrison Coleman oral history
Scope and Contents
The interview provides information and personal observations about Coleman's experiences: climbing Riva Ridge and the battle that followed.
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Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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The collection is open for research.
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Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Harrison L. Coleman was born on December 1, 1924 and joined the Army on March 18, 1942. He received his basic training at Fort Reno, Okla. before joining the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company B of the 86th Infantry Regiment. Coleman participated in the night assault on Riva Ridge and was wounded in action at Sassomolare on March 4, 1945. He has also served as Southeast Chapter President (1984-1986), and Executive Director (1992-1998) of the National Association of the 10th Mountain DIvision.
1 videodiscs (DVD)
Other Finding Aids
Partial typed transcript and index available.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Coleman, Harrison L., 1924- -- Interviews.
- DVDs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops -- History -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th -- Interviews.
- United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th -- Interviews.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Harrison Coleman oral history,2003[videorecording]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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