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Floyd H. Erickson oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH440

Scope and Contents

The interview provides biographical information and personal observations about Erickson's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.


  • 2009


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

Floyd H. Erickson was born in Mich. in 1922. He completed four years of high school and was working as a carpenter's apprentice at the time of his enlistment in the Army on February 12, 1942 at Marquette, Mich. Erickson was a member of the 10th Mountain Division's 87th Infantry Regiment. He served at Camp Hale, Colo.; Camp Swift; Tex. and participated in the invasion and occupation of Kiska Island in the Aleutians. During the Italian Campaign, Erickson received the Bronze Star Medal for his actions near Torre Iussi on April 14, 1945.



Other Finding Aids

Typed transcript of interview is available.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Paul H. Nordeen;2009.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Floyd H. Erickson oral history,Mar.-Apr. 2009
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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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