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Herbert Schneider oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH346

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Schneider's experiences: trip to Italy from Newport News, Va.; belief that the Division helped bring the war to an end more quickly; after the war ended, his return to his place of birth in Austria.


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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

Herbert Schneider was born in Austria in 1920. He emigrated to the U.S. with his family in the mid-1930s and, even though not an American citizen, enlisted in the Army on July 12, 1943 at Manchester, N.H. Schneider was unmarried,had completed four years of high school and working as an athletic instructor. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Headquarters Company of the 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment. During combat operations in Italy, Schneider was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions at Mount Peradela on March 10, 1945.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Herbert Schneider;2004.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Herbert Schneider 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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