Calvin F. Paynter oral history
Scope and Contents
The interview provides biographical information and personal observations about Paynter's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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The collection is open for research.
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Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Calvin F. Paynter was born February 27, 1921 in Pa. He attended three years of high school prior to enlisting in the Army on September 22, 1942 at Philadelphia, Pa. Paynter joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo., where he was assigned to the 86th Infantry Regiment, Company A. He later served with the 86th Service Company and Company F of the 86th. Paynter participated in training at Camp Swift, Tex. and served in combat in Italy. During the Italian Campaign, he was wounded in action March 3, 1945 near Mount Terminale. Paynter received the Bronze Star Medal for his actions near Calcara, Italy on April 20, 1945. He later served as President of the South East Chapter of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division.
2 videocassettes: sound ; color ; 1/4 in. +1 envelope
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Typed notes available.
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Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mini-DV Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Paynter, Calvin F., 1921- -- Interviews.
- Ski troops -- History -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th -- Interviews.
- United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th -- Interviews.
- Videocassettes. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Calvin F. Paynter oral history,April 19, 2007
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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