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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- Swartz, Abner J.,1924- (Person)
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
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- DVDs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Schwartz, Abraham, 1924- -- Interviews.
- Ski troops -- History -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Swartz, Abner J., 1924- -- Archival resources.
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th -- Interviews.
- United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th -- Interviews.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Abraham Schwartz oral history,2003[videorecording]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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