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Nicholas J. Mueller oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH296

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Mueller's experiences: arrival at Camp Hale and difficulty with the altitude; mules and the "D" series; time in Italy and mathematical calculations used to adjust target distances; slides rules for calculating; laying telephone lines; Bruce Devens was the best soldier he had ever known; never being in close proximity to danger.


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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

Nicholas J. Mueller was born in Danzig, Germany on January 22, 1925 and enlisted in the Army on July 15, 1943 at New York City, N.Y. At the time of his enlistment he was umarried, and had completed three years of high school. Mueller received his basic training at Ft. Bragg, N.C., and joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Battery A of the 604th Field Artillery Battalion, and later served with 604th Headquarters. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. Mueller attained the rank of Technician Grade 4.


1 videodiscs (DVD)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Nicholas Mueller;2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Nicholas J. Mueller oral history,2007[videorecording]
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Repository Details

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

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