10th Mountain Division Reunion Records
Scope and Contents
Collection contains 4 VHS and 6 VHS-C video cassettes documenting events held during the national reunion in Watertown, N.Y. in 1998. Includes interviews with attendees: Tom Bacher, Jim Barr, Ted Beckhardt, Nelson Bennett, Andrea (Romeo) Benoit, Jeddie Brooks, Lyle Bryner, Richard Carmer, Wendell Chaney, Jay Charles, Andy Coletti, Robert Colville, Tom Connors, Casper Cowan, Gordy Dick, James Dooley, Bob Erickson, Braxton Gage, William Gall, Ed Gallant, Julius Hefti, John Hill, Clark Hitt, Karl Horlitz, Carl Kerekes, Edmund Kovacs, Robert Krause, Carl Kredatus, A. Chelton Leonard, Morton Levitan, Mac MacKenzie, Don McNeill, Al Meinke, Arthur Morton, George Musser, Al Nencioni, Frederick Neuberger, Ed Olley, Joseph Potash, Dick Powers, Cliff Robertson, George Robinson, Frank Rockaforte, Gilbert Sandler, John Shanahan, William Spiers, Edgar Stowell, Hans Thompson, Walter Thorn, Richard Trier, Jack Verville, Stan Walker, Dick Wilson.
Note: Several of the attendees at the reunion were asked to make comments regarding memorable moments during their time in the 10th Mountain Division. Only the VHS tapes have been reviewed. The VHS-C cassettes contain additional copies of the same video recordings.
- Excelsior School and Club Association (Denver, Colo.) (Person)
- National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc. (Organization)
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
The 10th Mountain Division, a full division of the United States Army, specializing in mountain and winter warfare, trained at Camp Hale, Colorado, during World War II. Experienced in skiing, mountaineering and cold-weather survival as well as military tactics, the soldiers fought enemy forces in the Italian Campaign of 1945. Dubbed the "ski troops" by the press, the 10th Mountain Division remains the only military division recruited by a civilian organization, the National Ski Patrol. Many 10th veterans contributed greatly to the development of the recreational ski industry in the United States and to the growth of related fields such as outdoor equipment development and nature conservation.
The National Association of the 10th Mountain Division has sponsored a national reunion approximately every three years since 1959. This collection documents a national reunion held in Watertown, New York in 1998.
1 Audiovisual box
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Unknown; Unknown.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Meetings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc. -- Archival resources.
- Reunions -- New York (State) -- Watertown. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ski troops -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- VHS Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- 10th Mountain Division Reunion Records
- Keli Schmid
- July 16, 2020
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