Thomas P. Mooney oral history
Scope and Contents
The interview provides information and personal observations about Mooney's experiences: atmosphere of the 10th Mountain Division; battles near Mount Belvedere, Lake Garda, and della Terraccia; death of Colonel Darby and meeting German soldiers at Brenner Pass; German weaponry.
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Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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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
Thomas P. Mooney was born on August 13, 1920. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Tex. as a replacement soldier and was assigned to Company L of the 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment. During combat operations in Italy, Mooney was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his service during the Apennines and Po River campaigns in Spring 1945. He died in St. Paul, Minn. on October 10, 2003.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Swift (Tex.) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- DVDs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mooney, Thomas P., 1920-2003 -- Interviews.
- 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 Thomas P. Mooney oral history,2003[videorecording]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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