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Seymour Z. Cohen oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH364

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Cohen's experiences: being part of a veterinary detachment; guard duty where sheep were mistaken for German soldiers; having little experiences with weapons; care of mules in Italy; comparison of current Army with the Infantry of 1945 as concerns technology and training.


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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

Seymour Cohen was born in Poland on April 6, 1922 and enlisted in the Army on October 6, 1942 at Newark, N.J. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working at a lab technician. Cohen was initially stationed at Camp Carson, Colo. before moving to Camp Hale, Colo. as a member of the 616th Field Artillery Battalion (Pack). He was initially assigned to Company C, then Battalion Headquarters, before finally joining Battery A as a veterinarian technician. Cohen was also stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. and Italy. He was discharged at Camp Crowder, Miss. on December 13, 1945.


1 videodiscs (DVD)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;William G. Goodge;2008.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Seymour Z. Cohen oral history,2003[videorecording]
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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