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Martin L. Daneman oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH268

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Daneman's arrival at Camp Hale, being assigned to S-2 squad, experiences with "D" Series training, his relationship with Captain William M. Shepard and their experiences scouting and performing reconnaissance, heavy casualties at Mount Belvedere and now his two best friends were killed, death of Captain Shepard, experiences with Italian families.


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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

Martin L. "Marty" Daneman was born on March 9, 1925 in Brooklyn, N.Y., but moved with his family to Chicago, Ill. in 1938. He volunteered for service with the 10th Mountain Division when he turned 18 and arrived at Camp Hale, Colo. in April 1943. Initially assigned to the 86th Infantry Regiment, he later served with Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 85th Infantry Regiment and was trained as an intelligence scout and observer. During combat operations in Italy, Damenan received the Combat Infantryman Badge, Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster, and the European-Africa-Middle Eastern campaign Medal with two battle stars. He attained the rank of corporal.


1 videodiscs (DVD)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Martin L. Daneman;2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Martin L. Daneman 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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