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Webster G. Barnett oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH360
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Banett's experiences: being a squad leader of 30 men whose role was to support the line companies; enlistment at Camp McCoy, Wisc. and basic training at Camp Hale, Colo.; transition from Camp Hale to Camp Swift, Tex.; sailing from Camp Patrick Henry to Italy and being on KP duty; mission to support the line troops by building bridges and recovering bodies; being entertained by an Italian family and staying in contact with...
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Webster G. Barnett oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH374
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Barnett's experiences: highest rank achieved as Buck Sergeant; arrival at Camp Hale and his impressions of deep snow, mountains, etc.; Captain Henry Brendemihl, Episcopal Priest; training and being assigned to a power and demolition squad; poverty witnessed when he arrived in Naples; Christmas communion held in an orphanage in Naples; "Bouncing Betty" minefields; time at Riva Ridge when German POWs opened fire; how different...
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Wendall Broomhall Papers

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Identifier: M1985
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clipping about Broomhall from the Lake Tahoe Tribune (December 3, 2000).

Dates: 2000

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 A. Southworth Papers

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Identifier: TMD206
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence (1942-1944); military papers (1940's); ration book (ca.1944); clippings (1987); photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. (1943-1944); National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Southern Calif. Chapter papers (n.d.); song lyrics (ca.1944); photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. (1943-1944, 1998), 10th Mountain Division reunion (2002).

Dates: 1940-2002

WILLIAM C. BRISSE PAPERS

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Identifier: TMD80
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Photographs and a 16mm silent film depicting 10th Mountain Division soldiers at Camp Hale, Colorado during World War II comprise the bulk of the collection. Limited memorabilia related to the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division completes the collection. SERIES 1 PAPERS 1945-1998 BOX 1 The series contains limited memorabilia, including newspaper clippings, articles, correspondence, a veteran survey and National Association of...
Dates: 1943-2000

William C. Hosking Papers

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Identifier: M1943
Scope and Contents

Includes the newsletter "The Alumni Bulletin "created by scoutmaster Herbert M. Wilson. The newsletters contain excerpts from many World War II letters, including Hosking's (copies). An index to the newsletters is also included as well as the manuscript "10th Mtn Ramblings by A. Geezer", by Bill Hosking, (manuscript, copy).

Dates: 1942-1945, 2001, 2007

William C. Murphy Papers

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Identifier: TMD165
Scope and Contents

The collection contains Murphy's scrapbook with clippings, military patches and other ephemera.

Dates: circa 1945

William D. "Dave" Dean oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH269
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Dean's time as a member of the 86th Infantry Regiment, being ill at Camp Hale, deployment on the ship SS Argentina, visiting Pisa, Italy, locating and dismantling mines, dead German soldiers, crossing Po River, being at Lake Garda at the end of the war, visiting American Cemetery in Florence.

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William D. Dean Papers

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Identifier: TMD218
Scope and Contents

The collection contains copy prints of photographs taken at Camp Hale, Colo. (ca.1943) and Italy (1945).

Dates: 1943-1945

William H. Fricke Papers

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Identifier: M2119
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence from Fricke to his parents (February 4, 1945), related correspondence (1998).

Dates: 1945, 1998

William I. Neder Papers

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Identifier: M2277
Content Description

Summary of daily diary entries, correspondence (photocopies), photographs (JPEG files), short stories (photocopies), and oral history (MP4)

Dates: 1943-1998

William J. Bourke Jr. Papers

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Identifier: TMD169
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 2 scrapbooks. Scrapbook 1 was compiled by his wife, contains photographs, clippings and ephemera of his family, youth, school years, officer training, and service with the 10th Mountain Division, Army Signal Corps equipment photographs (ca.1920s-1945). Scrapbook 2 contains photographs, military orders, postcards, Italian money from Bourke's time at Camp Hale, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex.; and service in Italy (ca.1943-1945).

Dates: circa 1925-1945

William J. Craine Papers

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Identifier: TMD102
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a bound volume of letters from Craine to his parents, with photographs, newspaper clippings and memorabilia.

Dates: 1943-1945

William J. Kehres Papers

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Identifier: M2010
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence (1945); and Kehres' military papers and orders (1945).

Dates: 1945

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 J. Terry Papers

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Identifier: TMD235
Scope and Contents

Collection contains numerous letters written during Terry's time at Camp Wolter, Tex. (April 1943-August 1943), Camp Hale, Colo. (1943-1944), Camp Swift, Tex. (1944) and Italy (1945); newspaper clipping (April 6, 1943); and three photographs of Terry (1940s-1957).

Dates: 1943-1957; Majority of material found in 1943-1945

William L. Putnam Papers

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Identifier: TMD196
Scope and Contents

The collection contains copies of manuscripts and correspondence related to the publication of Parker's book: "The Tenth Mountain" (1978-1990); photographs of Kiska Island, Alaska, Italian Campaign locations (ca.1989); copies of battle maps and maps of Camp Hale, Colo. (n.d.).

Dates: 1978-1990

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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Wilson P. Ware Papers

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Identifier: TMD138
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an assortment of pen-and-ink drawings (some with ink wash) of locations in Colo.: Aspen, Garden of the Gods, Leadville, Independence, Buena Vista, Salida, Mt. Sopris (1944); Ski-troop training (1944); military operations in Italy (1945); correspondence; ephemera; military papers. The artwork was originally part of a spiral bound artist's pad.

Dates: 1938-1974

WINTER, BURDELL S. "BUD"

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Identifier: TMD79
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Burdell S. Winter's correspondence to and from family members during World War II comprises the bulk of the collection. Limited correspondence related toother family members is also included. Biographical material includes newspaper clippings, press releases, military records, letters of recommendation and insurance forms related to his combat death during the 10th Mountain Division's Italian Campaign. Limited photographs document Winter's youthful athletic activities and his military...
Dates: 1924-2008

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