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Edward T. Burda oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH320

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Burda's experiences: most memorable experiences during WWII; how combat affected him; friendships he developed through the 10th Mountain Division.


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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

Edward T. Burda was born in Ill. in 1923 and enlisted in the Army on November 10, 1942 at Winona, Minn. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried and had completed four years of high school. Burda joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company C of the 87th Mountain Infantry Division. He was also stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. Burda received the Bronze Star medal for his actions at Mongiorgio on April 19, 1945.


1 videodiscs (DVD)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Edward Burda;2004.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Edward T. Burda 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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