Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History.
Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:
The interview provides information and personal observations about Schwartz's experiences: the DUKW sinking at Lake Garda.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Fernandes' experiences: joining the 10th Mountain Division because of his interest in the out of doors; climb up Riva Ridge; battle that broke out during the ascent and being wounded; being saved by a harmonica and prayer book in his pocket; time recuperating in the hospital; D-Series maneuvers.
The interview provides biographical information and personal observations about Delaney's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.
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.
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.
This video is a recording of the dedication of Camp Hale, Colorado as a national historical site as well as a booklet and memorial carving from October 12, 2022 when the site was declared a national monument.
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.
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.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Hitt's experiences: raid on Pianosinatico and Hill 913; his friend Robert Moresco, time before he was sent to Italy and being killed in action on Hill 913; traveling back to Italy to visit some of the places that remembered from the war; meeting with Moresco's son and daughter in Italy to place a memorial plaque in their father's honor; February 1945 battle to take Belvedere and a wallet he found on a dead German soldier.
The presentation includes 80 Microsoft PowerPoint slides drawn primarily from the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center collection and spans the World War II Division's history from conception to inactivation (1940-1945). Topics include: early organization at Fort Lewis, Wash.; mountain and winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colo.; reorganization at Camp Swift, Tex.. Also included are combat operations at Kiska Island in the Aleutians and the Division's Italian Campaign.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Rios' experiences: basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. as a member of the mortar group; landing at Kiska Island and staying until December 1943; arriving at Camp Hale in January 1944 and time spent at Camp Hale and Camp Swift; being dispatched to Italy and intense German fire in April 1945; description of a friend who was killed in action; time spent in San Michel after the war.
The interview provides information and personal observations by Alwine about basic training and his "D" series training at Camp Hale. He also describes landing at Naples, and his transfer to Vidiciatico, where he stayed in an Italian Dr.'s house. He further discusses the ascent up Riva Ridge, Po Valley, Lake Garda and the DUKW.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Kennerly's background, military training and experiences during World War II.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Francis E. Williams as told by his son David D. Williams: 10th Mountain Division experiences at Kiska Island, Camp Hale, Colo., and Italy; experiencing Army training, combat, and life in the military and the effect this had on Francis Williams.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Snell's experiences: training at Camp Hale and handling cold weather; role as a platoon leader; how orders were given and followed during combat; an Italian farmhouse used as an outpost to prevent German soldiers from reaching the Po Valley; current residents (2003) and location for the farmhouse; two soldiers he knew and respected: John WInchester and Ben Duke.
Numerous photographs are interspersed as Todd discusses his memories and observations on Camp Hale, Colo.; "D" series; Leghorn, Italy; Prunetta, Italy; Mt. Belvedere; Hill 913; requiem for Ted Simon; Lake Garda; his personal life and family after the war to the present. DVD chapter titles: The Army; The Camera; Camp Hale; D-Series; Italy; Prunetta; Ted Simon; Hill 913; Lake Garda; Victory; After the War.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Little's experiences: personal interest in the 10th Mountain Division while in high school, being drafted and applying for the division, letters of recommendation; personal experiences at Camp Hale and Camp Swift; conditions on the USS West Point; nights spent digging fox holes while being shelled by German 88mm artillery at Belvedere; patrols and final experiences at Mount della Spe.