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James Richard Rogers oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH345

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Rogers' experiences: being wounded at Mount della Torraccia and enemy fire; being transported to a medical station and conditions there; working for McDonald Douglas after the war.


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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

James Richard Rogers was born in Ark. on January 25, 1926 and enlisted in the Army on June 7, 1944 at Camp Joseph T. Robinson in Little Rock, Ark. At the time of his enlistment Rogers was unmarried, had completed three years of high school and working as a tinsmith. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Came Swift, Tex. where he was assigned to Company E of the 87th Infantry Regiment. During combat operations in Italy, Rogers was wounded in action at Mount della Torraccia on February 22, 1945.


1 videodiscs (DVD)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;James R. Rogers;2004.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the James Richard Rogers 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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