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Richard G. Trier oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH355

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Trier's experiences: joining the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Ord, Calif.; being on Riva Ridge and artillery fire at a German out house.


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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

Richard Trier was born in Chicago, Ill. on February 24, 1924 and enlisted in the Army in January 1943. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Ord, Calif. as a member of Company G, 87th Infantry Regiment. Trier served with the Division at Camp Hale, Colo.; Kiska, Alaska; Camp Carson, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex.; and during combat operations in Italy. He attained the rank of Private First Class and received the Asiatic-Pacific-American Campaign medal, European Campaign medal, Bronze Star medal, WWII Victory and Good Conduct medals. Trier died in Scahumburg, Ill. on July 13, 2011.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Abbie Kealy;2004.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Richard G. Trier 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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