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Robert J. Jardine oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH285

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Jardine's experiences as a skier during high school in Calif. and joining the 10th Mountain Division with letters of recommendation; training and leisure time in Camp Hale, Colo.; being wounded on Riva Ridge and transfer to a hospital for surgery; recovery time until the end of the war; going to Glacier School in Austria after the war; influences on his life.


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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

Robert J. Jardine was born on October 27, 1924 in Contra Costa, Calif. and enlisted in the Army on May 27, 1943 at San Francisco, Calif. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school, and working in the printing and publishing industry. Jardine joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company E of the 90th Infantry Regiment, later with Headquarters Company, and Company A of the 86th Infantry Regiment. During combat operations in Italy, he was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions near Gualandi on March 5, 1945, and was wounded in action on Riva Ridge on March 6, 1945. Jardine attained the rank of Sargeant.


1 videodiscs (DVD)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

GIft;Bob Jardine;2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Robert J. Jardine 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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