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99th Infantry Battalion Records

Identifier: WH597

Scope and Contents

Collection includes biographical files, news clippings, memorials, tributes, photographs, reunion materials; also various issues of 474 findings, Herald-Saga, Spearhead 474 Infantry Regiment (Separate) newspapers.


  • 1942-1945, 1985, 1989


Language of Materials

Material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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 imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The 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

The 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate) was a battalion made up of Norwegian nationals and American-born Norwegians. It was called the Viking Battalion and was activated on July 10, 1942 at Camp Ripley in Minn. The battalion trained at Camp Hale (Colo.) with the 10th Mountain Division (1942-1943). Deactivated in October 1945.


1 box(es)

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid in repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, William J. Smyth, 1992.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Part of 10th Mountain Division Resource Center: Series 5 : Collections relating to 10th.

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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States