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Carroll O. Provost oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH344

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Provost's experiences: Camp Hale, Colo. and the weather, carrying rucksacks; combat and relationships with other soldiers.


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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

Carroll Ovid Provost was born in Dexter, Me. on September 6, 1915 and enlisted in the Army on April 29, 1943 at Boston, Mass. At the time of his enlistment he was married, had completed four years of high school and working as a machinist. Provost joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company L of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. During combat operations in Italy, Perkins was wounded in action during the Apennines and Po River campaigns on March 1, 945 and later awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions at Mount della Torraccia.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Carroll Provost;2004.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Carroll O. Provost oral history,2003[videorecording]
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Repository Details

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

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