Milton L. Johnson Papers
Collection contains memoirs, photographs, 10th Mountain Division song lyrics, and obituaries.
- 2001-2004, Unknown
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Milton Louis Johnson was born on January 19, 1923 to Edward and Lydia (Natz) Johnson in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. After graduating from high school, he worked as an asbestos and insulation installer. Johnson enlisted in the United States Army on February 15, 1943. He joined the 87th Infantry Regiment, Company F, of the 10th Mountain Division and was deployed to both Kiska Island in 1943 and Italy in 1944. Johnson attained the rank of private first class and was awarded a Bronze Star Medal for his actions at Torre Iussi on April 14, 1945. After his honorable discharge from the Army on November 11, 1945, Johnson graduated from the University of Minnesota and married Marylyn Louise Iverson. The two, along with Johnson's brother, ran the Johnson Company, which specialized in roofing and siding. Johnson passed away on June 9, 2001.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Claire Roberts; 2019.
All items are in good condition
TMD371 includes former minus collection -M2254
- Camp Hale (Colo.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. -- Army. -- 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment-- Archival resources.
- United States. -- Army. -- Mountain Division, 10th ǂx Archival resources.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Milton L. Johnson Papers
- Keli Schmid
- July 24, 2019
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