David Dennis Williams oral history
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.
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The collection is open for research.
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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
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- DVDs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Kiska Island (Alaska) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mini-DV Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- 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, 87th -- Interviews.
- United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th -- Interviews.
- Williams, David D. (David Dennis). -- Interviews.
- Williams, Francis E. (Francis Elmer) 1922-1983 -- Archival resources.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the David Dennis Williams oral history,2007[videorecording]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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