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Harris L. Haffner oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH280
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Haffner's time as a member of Company B, 604th Mountain Artillery and his service in Italy: role of an artillery battalion, gun sections, hiding guns and creating gun pits, foxholes, ammunition pits; crossing Lake Garda on a DUKW; end of the war; relocation to Yugoslavian border to reinforce British troops. He describes April 14, 1945 when his battalion and the 85th Infantry Regiment were under fire, as one of the worst times...
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  • Names: United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th -- Interviews. X
  • Names: United States. Army. Field Artillery Battalion, 604th -- Interviews. X
  • Names: Tilson, Bernie, X
  • Subject: Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History. X