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Richard E. Greene Oral History

Identifier: OH463

Scope and Contents

Greene discusses Camp Hale, sailing to Italy, the Tower of Pisa, Hill 913, Lake Garda, celebrations following the May 2, 1945 surrender, end of war, Camp Carson


  • June 19, 2004


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Biographical / Historical

Richard E. Greene was born on November 28, 1924 to born to William Elliot and Ada Kimry Greene in Fowler, California. He registered for the United States Army draft on December 29, 1942 and was drafted on April 22, 1943. Greene was assigned to L Company, 85th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division and reported to Camp Hale, Colorado. He trained with the Division in Colorado and at Camp Swift, Texas before deploying to Italy. Following the war, Greene worked at a winery in Fowler, where he met his future wife, Nadine Danielsen. The couple married in 1947 and had one daughter. Richard E. Greene passed away at the age of 90 on November 1, 2015.



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Gift; Unknown; Unknown.

RIchard E. Greene Oral History
Keli Schmid
February 3, 2023
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Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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