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Harris L. Haffner oral history

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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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John A. Hill oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH284
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The interview provides information and personal observations about Hill's experiences about being drafted at 18 and basic training in a machine gun unit in Calif.; being assigned to the 10th Mountain Division and his first impressions of Camp Hale; unable to complete "D" series due to frostbite; being assigned as needed to different regiments, but fought with the 86th Infantry Regiment in Italy; impressions of being in the service.

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