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Elwood G. Simms oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH348

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Sims' experiences: combat experiences in Italy.

Dates

  • Check date

Creator

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

Elwood G. Sims was born on February 11, 1919 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho and enlisted in the Army on June 23, 1944 at Fort Lewis, Wash. At the time of his enlistment he was married with two children, had completed four years of high school and working as a cashier. Sims served his basic training at Fort Robinson, Ark. and joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Tex. as a member of Company K of the 87th Infantry Regiment. During combat operations in Italy he received a Bronze Star medal for his actions at Tole on April 16, 1945. Sims died in Spokane, Wash. on February 8, 2012.

Extent

1 DVD

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Abbie Kealy;2004.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Title
Finding Aid for the Elwood G. Simms oral history,2003[videorecording]
Author
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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