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Dan L. Kennerly oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH220

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Kennerly's background, military training and experiences during World War II.


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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

Dan Lanford Kennerly was born in Grayson, Ga. in 1922 and enlisted in the Army at Athens, Ga. in 1942. He had one year of college and was single at the time of his enlistment. Kennerly joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to Company A, later with Company D of the 85th Infantry Regiment. He later transferred to Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. Kennerly was wounded in action at Mt. Della Spe in March 1945 and was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions in the Apennines and Po Valley during Spring 1945. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Kennerly died on July 30, 2008 in Sautee Nacoochee, Ga.


2 Audiocassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;John Smith;2007.


Repository also has: Dan L. Kennerly papers (-M2011), Dan L. Kennerly oral history (OH219).

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Dan L. Kennerly oral history,1977
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States