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Albert A. Wiedorn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD45

Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence with family members and friends, photographs, post cards, manuscript of A Rifleman╩╣s Diary by Donald H. Montgomery (1996).

Dates

  • 1943-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Albert A. Wiedorn was born in Conn. on July 19, 1925. He enlisted in the Army May 20, 1943 at New Haven, Connecticut after four years of high school. Joined the 10th Mountain Division while it was training at Camp Hale, Colo. Served in the 85th Infantry Regiment, Companies F and H. In the Spring of 1945 while engaged in combat operations in Italy, Wiedorn recieved the Silver Star for his actions at Mt. Gorgolesco, February 21-23, was wounded in action at Serre D'Aiano on April 15th, and received a Bronze Star Medal at Stunga on April 20th. He died on June 26, 2010 in Bradenton Beach, Fl.

Extent

.5 box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Albert A. Wiedorn;2006.

General

Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Title
Albert A. Wiedorn Papers
Author
Keli Schmid
Date
2018
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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