Martin L. Daneman oral history
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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- Daneman, Martin L.,1925- (Person)
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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The collection is open for research.
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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.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- DVDs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Daneman, Martin L., 1925- -- Interviews.
- 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
- Ski troops -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Martin L. Daneman oral history,2007[videorecording]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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