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Abraham Schwartz oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH347

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Schwartz's experiences: the DUKW sinking at Lake Garda.


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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

Abraham Schwartz (aka Abner J. Swartz) was born in R.I. in 1924 and enlisted in the Army on April 12, 1942 at Providence, R.I. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working in the automobile industry. Schwartz joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he served with Companies A, B, and the Service Company of the 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment. He also trained at Camp Swift, Tex. and participated during combat operations in Italy.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Abbie Kealy;n.d.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Abraham Schwartz 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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Denver CO 80204 United States