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Milton F. Soucek oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH350
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Soucek's experiences: climb to the top of Belvedere; friendly fire; leadership of Lt. Tiesmaki.
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Richard G. Trier oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH355
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Trier's experiences: joining the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Ord, Calif.; being on Riva Ridge and artillery fire at a German out house.
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Robert D. Carlson oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH321
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Carlson's experiences: prior to the war, being a member of the National Ski Patrol; training at Camp Hale and getting into trouble for making a "wise crack"; quality of the members of the Division; how climbing skills contributed to the taking of Riva Ridge; time in Italy, Switzerland, Austrian border, and attending glacier climbing school in Austria after the war.
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Robert Duvall oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH246
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Duvall's role as a replacement soldier with the 85th Infantry Regiment including his perceptions of the soldiers who were already members and had trained with the 10th Mountain Division as skiers; his transport to Naples, Italy aboard the SS Monticello.
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Robert J. Harris oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH332
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Harris' experiences: being a medic during the battle for Mount Belvedere; the role of a medic during the war in Italy; first casualty on Riva Ridge; transporting medical equipment up the mountain; medical aid stations; being injured on a rock wall.
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Robert J. Kehm oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH335
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Kehm's experiences: bringing mules to the Italy; serving as an MP in Barre; spending three months in Venice on assignment to obtain food for the hotel where soldiers stayed for rest and relaxation.
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Robert L. Chester oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH323
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Chester's experiences: basic training at Ft. Breckenridge, Ky.; training with his twin brother, Reginald F. Chester at Camp Hale, Colo.; loosing contact with his brother after arriving in Italy; his brother being wounded in action during the Apennines and Po RIver campaigns on April 23, 1945; his life in general.
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Robert Pyle Thompson oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH354
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Thompson's experiences: being a Quaker, but supporting the war effort; training at Camp Hale, Colo.; frostbite and casualties; determining the best route for the battalion to climb Riva Ridge; different routes and the view from Riva Ridge and being able to observe the battle on Mt. Belvedere; mountain battles, counter attacks after the Ridge was secure; almost being killed, earning the Silver Star medal for holding the line on...
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Robert W. Yank oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH358
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Yank's experiences: crossing Lake Garda on a DUKW and staying Mussolini's villa; close call on Hill 913 and how received the Bronze Star medal; being a ski and rock climbing instructor at Camp Hale, Colo.
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Sam T. Thomas oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH248
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Thomas' time in the military; story of how his replacement was killed in action; issues associated with his marriage not recognized by the U.S. government; information on an internment camp for conscientious objectors in Ark. that was destroyed by a tornado and later became a German POW camp.
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Stanley C. Heidenreich oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH333
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Heidenreich's experiences: crossing the Po River to Lake Garda; getting German soldiers out of a tunnel; interdependence the military had; staying in a Italian hotel that had formerly been used as a German medical station; trip to Venice at the end of the war.
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Stuart S. Elkind oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH326
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Elkind's experiences: being a mail clerk, rifleman and radio/wire man while with the 10th Mountain Division; battle at della Torraccia; responsibilities as a radio/wire man; repairing wires that were blown up from shelling during the battle at Mount della Torraccia; meeting a German soldier while filling canteen.
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Thomas P. Mooney oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH338
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Mooney's experiences: atmosphere of the 10th Mountain Division; battles near Mount Belvedere, Lake Garda, and della Terraccia; death of Colonel Darby and meeting German soldiers at Brenner Pass; German weaponry.
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Upshur Berkley Ellis oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH327
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Ellis experiences training with the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo.: D-Series maneuvers; participation in the Battle of Bulge.
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Victor T. Eklund oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH375
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Eklund's experiences: joining the 10th Mountain Division while serving as a member of the Coastal Division of the army infantry after meeting a senior member of the Sierra Club; receiving three letters of recommendation after time at Ft. Lewis; arrival at Camp Hale, Colo.; interaction between enlisted men and officers; acting as liaison between the 85th and 86th Infantry Regiments; preparing for an attack at Della Torraccia and...
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Weldon A. Chase oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH372
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Chase's experiences: being injured 3 times during combat in Italy and returning to the line; mission at Mt. Belvedere.
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William C. Turner oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH245
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Turner's lack of comfort with skiing; weather conditions and methods of crossing the Po River; capture of German soldiers at Lake Garda; youthfulness and training of soldiers; how information was relayed to American and German troops that the war had ended; celebration with American and Italian soldiers at war's end.
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William H. Julian oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH247
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Julian's volunteering for service at age 17; transport experience aboard the USS Argentina and landing in Naples, Italy; difficulty with skiing; rock climbing lessons; arriving by train in Pisa, Italy; Riva Ridge: weather, climbing, counterattacks, death of Fernandez, wounds received; hospitalization; nightmares; picking up supplies in Campiano; capturing German soldiers in the Po Valley; involvement with the national...
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