Frank Romano oral history
Scope and Contents
The interview provides information and personal observations about Romanos experiences during WWII, the Korean and Viet Nam Wars.
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
Frank Romano, Jr. was born in Queens County, N.Y. in 1924. and enlisted in the Army on March 13, 1943 in New York City, N.Y. At the time of his enlistment, Romano was single, had graduated from high school and working as a practical nurse. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. serving in the 86th Infantry Regiment, Company K and in the Headquarters Company of the First Battalion. Romano attained the rank of Sergeant while serving with the 10th Mountain Division. He was later commissioned, attained the rank of Colonel and also served during the Korean War and the Viet Nam War.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Produced as part of the Western History/Genealogy Dept. Oral History Project. (if applicable, check inventory)
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- DVDs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mini-DV Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Romano, Frank, Jr., 1924- -- Interviews.
- Ski troops -- History -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th -- Interviews.
- United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th -- Interviews.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Frank Romano oral history,2013
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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