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John E. Fitzgerald Papers

Identifier: M2102

Scope and Contents

Collection contains copies of Fitzgerald's memoir: Memoirs of a Ski-Trooper, 1942-1945 (1995), as well as a copy of: Italian Journal - 1982 (1982) by Jean Fitzgerald.


  • 1982, 1995


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

John E. Fitzgerald was born in Wellingford, Connecticut May 7, 1918. He completed four years of high school and was working as a draftsman when he enlisted in the Army February 10, 1942 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He served with the 10th Mountain Division as a member of the 87th Infantry Regiment, Company I. During the Italian campaign, Fitzgerald was wounded in action and received the Bronze Star Medal during fighting around the town of Pietra Colora March 3, 1945. Fitzgerald passed away June 8, 2000. In Norwalk, Connecticut.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Jean Fitzgerald; 2000.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

John E. Fitzgerald Papers
Keli Schmid
May 21, 2021
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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