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Albert J. Gagliardi oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH213

Scope and Contents

In depth account of Gagliardi's involvement with the 87th Infantry and his experiences serving on Kiska, Alaska in the Spring of 1943. The majority of the tape examines the passage to Kiska and combat there. Interview concludes with recounting of the passage home which includes a vivid account of a storm just before landing in Seattle.


  • 2003


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

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

Served with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II, 87th Infantry Regiment at Camp Hale, Fort Ord, Kiska and Camp Swift.


1 sound cassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Albert J. Gagliardi, 2003.


Audio files digitized through the Collaborative Digitization Project, Denver, Colorado.

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Repository Details

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

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