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Arthur M. Ketchner memoir

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Identifier: C MSS -M2138
Scope and Contents Collection contains typewritten copy of Ketchner's memoir: A Look Back in Time (ca.1985). The memoir recounts the assassination of Benito Mussolini and mistress, Clara Petacci on April 28, 1945.
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August Teborek papers

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Identifier: C MSS TMD200
Scope and Contents The collection contains clippings of the Italian campaign (1945).
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Austin J. "Mac" McKenna oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH292
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about McKenna's experiences: training as an engineer to do survey work at Fort Leonard Wood; transfer to the ski troops; Camp Hale in Winter and his assignment to S-2 Section of the Regimental Headquarters; mapping; "D" series training; Camp Swift and working with mules; being shipped to Italy in January 1945; trip to Maresca; drawing up plans for the tramway used to resupply Riva Ridge and to evacuate wounded; artillery barrages;...
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Avril B. Jensen memoir

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Identifier: C MSS -M2132
Scope and Contents Collection contains copy of Jensen's memoir: Avril B. Jensen Memoirs 1940-1945 U.S.A.C. Army Recovery (n.d.); Army service questionnaire (n.d.).
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Ballard G.Busby Papers

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Identifier: -M1925
Scope and Contents Includes 13 large photographs (copies) showing Camp Hale (Colorado) and Italy during World War II, one small photo of Pvt Haslam, correspondence, and a Bronze Star Medal citation (July 5, 1945).
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Bardulf C. Ueland papers

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Identifier: C MSS -M2041
Scope and Contents The collection contains family correspondence (1944-1946); biographical materials (n.d.).
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Benjamin Duke papers

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Identifier: TMD56
Scope and Contents Collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence (1984-1995), maps with personal notes, memorabilia, military (1942-1945) and personal (1989) papers and manuscript: Skiing Soldiers to Skiing Entrepreneurs: Development of the Colorado Ski Industry (1989).
Dates: 1983-1996

Benjamin E. Weschler Papers

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Identifier: TMD139
Scope and Contents The collection contains Weschler's scrapbook; 1 water color and 1 pencil sketch related to Ski Troop training.
Dates: 1944-1945

Bernard H. Yett oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH309
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Yett's experiences: skied before joining the 10th Mountain Division as a member of the National Ski Patrol; joining the 10th Mountain Reconnaissance Troop and Mountain Training Group before the 10th Mountain Division was formed; basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. and contracting spinal meningitis; recovery and assignment to Camp Hale, Colo.; teaching rock climbing and other skills; being sent to Camp McCoy, Wis. to teach...
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BERNARD J. MURPHY PAPERS

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Identifier: TMD41
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection spans December 24, 1944 to March 29, 1945 and includes letters between Murphy and his wife, Yvette. Also included are letters between Murphy and his sister-in-law, Rheita Turgeon. Murphy began sending letters home just two days after his arrival in Italy. His first letters describe his impressions of Italy. Later letters provide numerous details and observations about his life on the front lines, his brief hospitalization and his short assignment to a rest camp.
Dates: 1944-1945

Bernard J. Pustz oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH255
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Pustz's experiences with the 604th Field Artillery; his time in Italy; leadership qualities of men in the 10th Mountain Division; medals received during the war.
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Bertrand T. Cross Papers

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Identifier: TMD116
Scope and Contents Two drawings of downhill skiers (pencil sketches).
Dates: Undated

Bill Milne Papers

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Identifier: TMD99
Scope and Contents An extensive inventory, created by John Duffy, president of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, is included with the Bill Milne papers. The collection includes: photographs, postcards (includes Pisa, Florence, Castel d'Aiano, Riva del Garda, Torbole, Tampello, Cave del Predil, Trieste, Venice and Grossglockner, Austria); citations (includes commendations from General Lucien Truscott, Field Marshall Alexander, General Mark Clark and General George Hays); religious service...
Dates: 1937-1945

Bill W. Seaman Papers

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Identifier: TMD106
Scope and Contents Collection includes loose photos, 126th Engineers reunion (September 1994), a photograph album, 126th Engineers reunions (1994, 1996) and a letter from Seaman to his parents (May 16, 1945), three photo albums (1992-1994).
Dates: 1945-1994

Blossom Merryman oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH293
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about John C. Murphy by his daughter, Blossom Merryman: joined the 10th Mountain Division; training at Camp Swift; death at Mt. Belvedere; funeral service held in 1948.
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Bob Dole Papers

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Identifier: TMD55
Scope and Contents Collection contains newspaper clippings, congressional report (May 19, 1970), correspondence regarding reactivation of the 10th Mt. Division (January 11, 1985), transcript for an interview with Maria Teichner for CBS Sunday Morning (1994), transcript for speech to Senate about the 50th Anniversary of WWII (1994) and campaign materials and photos.
Dates: 1970-2002

Bob Greider oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH278
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Greider's experiences doing high priority research projects impacting petroleum transfer for the war in North Africa; joining the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo.; working as a ski instructor and umpire for the "D" series; attacks at the Po River and on Mount Belvedere; work locating and removing mines; contacting polio at the end of the war, hospitalization, and other troops from the 10th Mountain Division stricken...
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Brian Lindner papers

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Identifier: C MSS TMD316
Scope and Contents Collection contains research on soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division who were killed in action and also had a relationship to the state of Vermont including: David H.C. Dennis; Delmas J. Devenger; Roger D. Emerson; Edwin A. Johnson; William A. Kynoch; Robert J. LaBombard; James C. Muir; Herbert W. A. Spaulding; Everett R. Griffin. Research files contain military records, correspondence, interview transcripts, photographs.
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Bruce A. Wakefield papers

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Identifier: C MSS -M2196
Scope and Contents Collection contains: photocopies of Wakefield's military records (1945, 1946); correspondence (1943, 1945, 1988).
Dates: 1945-1988

Bruce B. Cooke letters

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Identifier: C MSS -M2108
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies and transcripts of letters written to Crooke's parents (1945).
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C. Page Smith papers

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Identifier: C MSS TMD202
Scope and Contents Collection contains newspaper clippings, obituaries (1995), copies of photographs (1949, 1950), manuscript copy of Time and Tide: Reflections on the Strange Journey of Old Age by Smith (1992), correspondence regarding Smith's death (1995).
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C. Peter Austin oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH315
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Austin's experiences: his responsibilities, duties and administrative tasks of the D-3 operation; traveling with General Ruffner 50 miles behind enemy lines to have a truce agreement signed; delivering a message to Riva Ridge, having a flat tire and encountering Germans along the way and how they helped and the discussions the soldiers had with him.
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Calvin F. Paynter oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH435
Scope and Contents The interview provides biographical information and personal observations about Paynter's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.
Dates: 2007

Camp Hale, Colo. photographs

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Identifier: C MSS TMD234
Scope and Contents The collection contains 55 b/w photographs related to training activities at Camp Hale, Colo. Subjects include mules, unidentified Colorado scenery, Cooper Hill ski area, ski training and individual soldier's portraits (ca.1943-1944). Some of the soldiers are identified.
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Carl D. Kerekes papers

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Identifier: C MSS -M2012
Scope and Contents Included in the collection are Kerekes' military records from office candidate school (1944) and a copy of his memoir: "Recollections - Ski Troops at War" (2000).
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Carleton B. Shay oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH388
Scope and Contents Shay recorded his experiences with photographs on a DVD titled "My Life in the Mountain Troops" concerning his: enlistment and entering Camp Hale; basic training; teaching rock climbing during MTG/10th Recon; teaching rock climbing at Camp McCoy, Wis.; return to Camp Hale; Italy.
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Carleton B. Shay papers

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Identifier: C MSS -M2214
Scope and Contents Collection contains: CD-Rom with copies, pictures and documents used for My Life in the Mountain Troops oral history (n.d.); soldiers handbooks (1943-1945).
Dates: 1943-1945

Carroll O. Provost oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH344
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Provost's experiences: Camp Hale, Colo. and the weather, carrying rucksacks; combat and relationships with other soldiers.
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Caspar F. Cowan papers

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Identifier: C MSS -M1999
Scope and Contents The collection contains copies of three memoirs written by Cochran: "A Staff Sergeant's View of Mt. Belvedere" (ca.1997); "Kiska: The Biggest Dry Run of the Ski Trooper Clan" (ca.19970; "In the North Apennines of Italy, Winter 1945" (ca.1997); and copies of twenty photographs dating from 1943-1944.
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Charles A. Murphy Jr. oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH362
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Murphy's experiences: being drafted on Freeport, Long Island and making application to join the 10th Mountain Division; acceptance and the beginning of training at Camp Hale in August 1944; being injured during training, recovery; time at Camp Hale and Camp Swift; leaving for Italy from Va. in December 1944; mission to take Della Torraccial and being one of six soldiers to arrive at the top; post war activities in Italy from May...
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