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Weldon A. Chase oral history

 Collection
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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Wendell D. Gugler oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH279
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Gugler's decision to join the 10th Mountain Division, time spent in Colo., friends and activities at Camp Hale; service in Italy, combat at Mount Belvedere, soldiers killed in action and changes this caused, replacement soldiers; reunions attended.

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William A. "Bill" Morrison oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH295
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Morrison's experiences: basic training at Camp Hale and personal observations; exchanging positions with a fellow soldier, Peterson, who was later killed; stopping in battle to help wounded soldiers; post war activities and working with youth.

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William A. Farrow Jr. oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH276
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and Farrow's personal observations about being a high school skier in SW Colo. who signed up for the Army Specialized Training Program at Camp Walter, Tex. so he could train to be an engineer. The program was soon canceled after his arrival and Farrow requested that he join the 10th Mountain Division. He discusses his training at Camp Hale, first in the machine squad, later as a radioman, before being switched to working with the animal section. Farrow left...
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William D. Kohn III oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH222
Scope and Contents

Recording by Kohn of over 200 letters he sent to his mother between March 18, 1943 and July 20, 1944.

Dates: 2000

William D. Parker oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH365
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Parker's experiences: basic training in Tex.; volunteering for the 10th Mountain Division and being assigned at Camp Swift, Tex. in November 1944; trip across the Atlantic Ocean en route to Naples, Italy.

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William J. Speirs oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH351
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Speirs' experiences: contracting yellow fever at Ft. Lewis, Wash.; digging a trench from the Apennines to Lake Garda; being a mail clerk; being at a farmhouse when it was being shelled; the end of the war.

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William P. Lehman oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH225
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Lehman's experiences with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II: two stories related to combat; humorous experiences; trips he made during R&R.

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William R. Brown oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH319
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Brown's experiences: basic training at Ft. Jackson, S.C. and time spent at Ft. Benning, Ga., and Ft. Lewis, Wash.; training standards and discipline at Camp Hale, Colo.; uniqueness of soldiers, skiing experience; leadership characteristics of General Hays; transfer of mules from Camp Hale to Camp Swift, Tex.; being pinned down at della Torraccia and being wound in action, receiving the Silver Star; role in the development of...
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William R. "Sarge" Brown, Jr. oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH395
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Brown's experiences: learning to ski as a child in Idaho; enlisting in the Army after Pearl Harbor; basic training in Georgia at Ft.Lewis; being assigned to Camp Hale and description of training; being a weapons platoon sergeant at Camp Swift; going to Italy and time in Austria after the Germans surrendered; being deployed to Korea from Ft. Carson in June 1950; being asked by Minnie Dole to develop a Mountain Training Center...
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William W. Boddington oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH203
Scope and Contents Boddington talks about his childhood, his family, skiing, and participation in the Olympics. He also discusses in detail World War II breaking out, basic training, joining the mountain ski troops, going to Italy and participating in some of the key fighting of the 10th Mountain Division. After detailing his experiences during the war he talks about coming home and about the beginning of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division. An epilogue by the interviewer tells of the death...
Dates: 1996

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