Fred F. Neuberger Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains original notebook with names of fellow POWs and later annotations (1945, 1997); note and correspondence (1998, 1999).
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The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Frederick Francis Neuberger was born July 27, 1925 to Fred Neuberger, a textile worker, and Alice Cleminson, a housewife, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He enlisted in the Army on his 18th birthday, July 27, 1943, and was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division. Neuberger began his training at Camp Hale, Colorado and was transferred with the 10th to Camp Swift, Texas, before being sent overseas to fight in Italy during World War II. As a member of Company I of the 85th Infantry Regiment, Neuberger was taken prisoner by the Germans during his first battle on Mt. La Serra in January 1945. He was liberated from Stalag 7A near Munich in April 1945. After the war, Neuberger graduated from Middlebury College in 1950 and later earned a PhD. He was employed as the Dean of Admissions of Middlebury College from 1958 to 1991, coached the Middlebury Women’s Ski Team, and was Assistant Coach of the 1962 U.S. Ski Team. Neuberger married Dorothy Bigelow and the couple had four children. Fred Neuberger died July 30, 2011.
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Fred Neuberger, 1999.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Prisoners of war -- Germany. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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