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David Dennis Williams oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH306

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Francis E. Williams as told by his son David D. Williams: 10th Mountain Division experiences at Kiska Island, Camp Hale, Colo., and Italy; experiencing Army training, combat, and life in the military and the effect this had on Francis Williams.


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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

Francis Elmer Williams was born in Neb. on October 16, 1922 and joined the 10th Mountain Division as part of Company B, and later with Company D of the 87th Infantry Regiment. He participated in the campaigns on Kiska Island, Alaska, and in Italy. Williams received the Bronze Star medal for his actions during the Apennines and Po River battles in the Spring of 1945. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Williams died in Manderson, Wyo. on September 18, 1993.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

GIft;David Williamst;2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

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Repository Details

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

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