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Bob Greider oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH278

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Greider's experiences doing high priority research projects impacting petroleum transfer for the war in North Africa; joining the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo.; working as a ski instructor and umpire for the "D" series; attacks at the Po River and on Mount Belvedere; work locating and removing mines; contacting polio at the end of the war, hospitalization, and other troops from the 10th Mountain Division stricken with the disease.


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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

Bob Greider was born on July 18, 1918 and received a degree in Geological and Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. After joining the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. he was first assigned to Company C, but later served with Headquarters Company of the 126th Mountain Engineering Battalion. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. before deployment to Italy where he participated in military battles at the Po River and on Mount Belvedere. Greider attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Bob Greider;2007.


Produced as part of the Western History/Genealogy Dept. Oral History Project. (if applicable, check inventory)

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Bob Greider oral history,2007[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