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Eugene F. Hollander oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH390

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Hollander's experiences: private life before the war; joining the 10th Mountain Division; basic training at Camp Hale, skiing and rock climbing, "D" series; preparation for assault on Riva Ridge; being a forward observer, being wounded and receiving the Bronze Star medal; German attack on a tunnel at Lake Garda; private life after the war.


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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

Eugene F. "Gino" Hollander was born on August 4, 1924 in Newark, N.J. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. in January 1943 where he was assigned to Companies L and HQ before joining Company M of the 86th Infantry Regiment. Hollander also served at Fort Lewis, Wash.; Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. During combat operations in Italy, Hollander was twice wounded in action at Mount Gorgolesco on February 21, 1945, Torbole on April 30, 1945 and received the Bronze Star medal for his actions during the Apennines and Po River campaigns. He attained the rank of Technical Sargeant.


1 videodiscs (DVD)

Other Finding Aids

Typed transcript of tape available.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Roaring Fork Valley Historical Association;2008.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Eugene F. Hollander oral history,2007[videorecording]
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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States