Robert L. Gess Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains over 100 photographs of Camp Hale, training, and Italy. Several biographical photos with identifications.
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Robert L. Gess was born on August 4, 1924 in Enlisted in the Army on February 15, 1943 at Spokane, Wash. Gess joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Lewis, Wash. and later served at Camp Hale, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. Initially assigned to the 86th Infantry Regiment, Company D and later transferred to the 85th Infantry Regiment, Company L. Gess was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his actions at Pra Del Bianco on March 24, 1945. He died on March 20, 2005 in Chelan, Wash.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- Photographs. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Gess, Robert L., 1924- -- Archives.
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops -- Photographs. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Photographs. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 87th -- Photographs.
- United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th -- Photographs.
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th -- Photographs.
- Robert L. Gess Papers,1943-1945
- Keli Schmid
- May 25, 2018
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