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Henry C. Klingman oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH311

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Klingman's experiences: traveling, food service, and accommodations; being wounded in Italy, hospital stay; meeting German prisoners at the end of the war.


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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

Henry C. Klingman was born in Germany in 1925 and enlisted in the Army on November 24, 1943 at Buffalo, N.Y. At the time of his enlistment Klingman was single, had completed four years of high school and working as a stock clerk. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to the Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion of the 86th Infantry Regiment. During combat operations in Italy, Klingman was wounded in action and received the Bronze Star medal for his actions on April 16, 1945 during the Cosa Costa, and Appennine campaigns.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Henry Klingman;2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Henry C. Klingman oral history,2007[videorecording]
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Repository Details

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

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