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Gerald Q. Nash oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH341

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Nash's experiences: early years; training at Camp Hale and skiing; combat experiences around Lake Garda; on subsequent trips to Italy he visits a house were he stayed; four of his brothers were also in various military units during WWII.


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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

Gerald Q. Nash was born in Nashua, N.H. on October 6, 1923 and enlisted in the Army at Manchester, N.H. on September 2, 1943. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried and had completed three years of high shool. Nash volunteered for the 10th Mountain Division and received his basic training at Ft. Bragg, N.C. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Battery A of the 605th Field Artillery Battalion. Nash also served at Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. He received the Bronze Star medal for his actions at the Apennines and Po River campaigns in Spring 1945. Nash has also been active with the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, serving as chairman of the 1975 and 1980 national reunions.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Jerry Nash;2004.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Gerald Q. Nash 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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