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Upshur Berkley Ellis oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH327

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Ellis experiences training with the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo.: D-Series maneuvers; participation in the Battle of Bulge.


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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

Upshure Berkley "Berk" Ellis was born in Pa. on July 14, 1924 and enlisted in the Army at Charlottesville, Va. on November 6, 1942. At the time of his enlistment, he was unmarried, and had completed two years of high school. Ellis joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company l of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He transferred out of the Division prior to its deployment to Italy. Ellis died on July 28, 2011 in Pottsville, Pa.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Upshure Ellis;2004.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Upshur Berkley Ellis 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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