World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
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SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE This collection contains personal papers related primarily to individual soldiers who served with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II. Also included are papers related to other persons who had a significant impact on the history of the 10th Mountain Division. Donated by veterans, descendants and friends over the course of more than twenty-five years, the contents of each individual file may be limited to a single document or a single photograph, which is generally not...
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans 1940-2003 with the bulk of the material from 1941-1945. Military and personal records comprise the collection. Military records include reports, memos, manuals, orders, operations journals and annotated maps. Personal records include correspondence, memoirs and articles. Records document the activities of the 10th Mountain Division from its formation at the beginning of World War II, through its training at various locations including Camp Hale, Colorado and ending with its...
Scope and Contents Collection contains reunion related registration materials: forms, receipt books, account summary, correspondence, invoices, expense vouchers, rosters, and ephemera related to the 2004 Reunion of the 10th Mountain Division held in Austin, Tex. in the summer of 2004.
Scope and Contents Collection contains 26 DVCassette video tapes, 1 VHS video tape, 1 DVD recorded during the 10th Mountain Division Reunion in Italy, May 2003. The video tapes document the various activities and ceremonies held during the reunion as well as interviews with or about the following members of the Division: Hugh Evans, Albert Fernandes-Patridge, Robert Chester, Eugene Giannobile, Samuel Meiselman, Thomas Mooney, Herbert Schneider, Richard Trier, James Rogers, Bob Harris, Elwood Sims, John Woodward,...
Scope and Contents Collection contains 6 VHS video cassettes documenting events and activities held during the 40th Anniversary return to Italy reunion held in 1985. The tapes were produced, directed and filmed by Douglas C. Leitch, and edited by Bill Francis.
Scope and Contents Collection contains 11 DVCam video cassettes which document the various events, ceremonies and parades that were held between June 15-July 1, 2012 during the 2012 reunion in Italy.
Scope and Contents Collection contains 3 Video8 cassettes, and 4 VHS copies, taken during the 1994 Reunion in Italy: Tape #1. Rome, Vatican City, Tivoli, Night Club Tour, Florence, Alpini dinner. Tape #2. Memorial service at Florence Cemetery, Florence, San Gimignano, hill towns and celebrations. Tape #3. Venice, Lake Garda and Riva, farewell dinner at Riva.
Scope and Contents Collection contains: Forever Italy trip itinerary and attendee list (2015), Florence American Cemetery and Memorial pamphlet, program and map (2015), Hotel pamphlets (2015), City guides and area maps (2015), Museum exhibition pamphlets and posters (2014-2015).
Scope and Contents Collection contains large, mounted, copy photographs used during the October 11-14, 2013 reunion held in Washington, D.C.: group photographs of the 85th, 86th, 87th Infantry Regiments (1944); individual photographs of soldiers (1943-1945). All photos are identified with most portraits including biographical information on the verso.
Scope and Contents Collection contains 2 VHS video cassettes documenting events held during the national reunion in Sun Valley, Idaho in 1995. Includes interviews with attendees: Clint Andavall, Kenneth Anderson, James Baese, Reamer Bolz, Benjamin Bush, Ronald Capelle, Harrison Coleman, Richard Cooper, Pierre Delfausse, Adrian Durant Jr., Robert Frauson, Richard R. French, George Fuge, Peter Geranimo, Paul Gunderman, Harold Harten, Ervin Huckbody, Wallace Huston Jr., Robert Krear, James Lunn, Forbes Mack, Gordon...
Scope and Contents Collection contains 4 VHS and 6 VHS-C video cassettes documenting events held during the national reunion in Watertown, N.Y. in 1998. Includes interviews with attendees: Tom Bacher, Jim Barr, Ted Beckhardt, Nelson Bennett, Andrea (Romeo) Benoit, Jeddie Brooks, Lyle Bryner, Richard Carmer, Wendell Chaney, Jay Charles, Andy Coletti, Robert Colville, Tom Connors, Casper Cowan, Gordy Dick, James Dooley, Bob Erickson, Braxton Gage, William Gall, Ed Gallant, Julius Hefti, John Hill, Clark Hitt, Karl...
Scope and Contents Collection contains 5 VHS video cassettes documenting events held during the reunion in Vail, Colo. in 1992. Includes interviews with attendees: John Barton, Mel Boarder, William Boddington, Bob Carlson, John Carrol, Lefty Cormier, Jerry Cullinane, Peter Dobervolsky, Tom Duff, Norman Ehrgott, Jay Fairvalley, Bob Fauson, Pete Geronimo, John Graham, Ted Harpainter, Charles Hauptman, John W., Richard Jorden, Leonard M., Clyde Limoge, Bud Lloyd, Charles Lobdell, George Loudis, Bill Luteman, Wayne...
Scope and Contents Collection contains 10 VHS and 10 BETS/SP video cassettes documenting events held during the reunion in Italy in 2000. Includes interviews with attendees: Warren Bartlett, Walter Chapman, William Childress, Harry Coleman, Thomas Curtis, William Ferguson, William Gall, Gene Giannoble, Chuck Hampton, Richard Hausman, Howard Koch, Bob Langeloh, Nate Morrell, Ruso Perkins, Ripley Quinby, Cruz Rios, George Rosenfeld, Albert Stoddard, Johnathan Stoddard, Art Thompson.Note: Only the VHS...
Identifier: C MSS OH201
Scope and Contents Recording of a group meeting of former soldiers who served in the 10th Mountain Division. Speakers include: Don Boswick, Fred Smith, John Bradley, Nate Morrell, Steve Knowlton, and Georgianna Contigulia. There are other speakers on the tape but they are not clearly identified. Subjects include: ski races, a wedding, the Aspen ski museum, mule stories, stories about troops and people, and talk about videos and films that we made, or were in the process of being made about the division. May be a...
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of three scrapbooks complied and edited by Robert K. Hermanson; Alfred Galgovitch (processing); John Tomko (Lago Di Garda tragedy research). Scrapbook #1 contains company rosters, medal awards list, Italian cemetery index, newspaper clippings,articles related to the history of B Battery of the 605th Field Artillery Battalion (1945-1990); scrapbook #2 contains an assortment of biographical information, observations, photographs of the following members of the battery:...
Scope and Contents Collection contains copied materials assembled into 11 binders by Charles Webb: Headquarters and Service Battery Scrapbook (1943-1945); Battery A Scrapbook (1943-1945); Battery B Scrapbook (1943-1945); Battery C Scrapbook (1943-1945); AT-2 Field Atillery School Instruction Manual (1943); FM 6-110, Field Artillery Field Manual, Pack Artillery (1940); 616th Field Artillery Battalion (Pack) Unit History 15 June 1943 - 30 September 1945; 616th Field Artillery Battalion (Pack) Unit Journal 24 Dec...
Scope and Contents The collection contains biographical information and genealogy (n.d.); post-war correspondence (1997-2003); 10th Mountain Division related photographs of the Memorial Highway (Calif.), War Memorial (Tenn.), and vehicle license plates (1997, n.d.).
Identifier: C MSS OH347
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Schwartz's experiences: the DUKW sinking at Lake Garda.
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Scope and Contents Collection contains photos of Camp Hale, Colo. (1943-1944); unit photo of Company C, 87th Infantry Regiment (1944); memoir by H. Robert Krear: The journal of a U.S. Army mountain trooper in World War II (1993); Birth of a division by George F. Earle (1995); company roster and insignias (n.d.); information packet on the World War II valor in the Pacific National Monument (n.d.).
Dates: 1943-1944, 1993-1995
Scope and Contents Collection contains military papers, meal ticket (1943); transportation pass; correspondence from Fort Bragg, Camp Hale, Camp Swift, V-Mail correspondence and Post War correspondence (1944-1946).
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence with family members and friends, photographs, post cards, manuscript of A Riflemanʹs Diary by Donald H. Montgomery (1996).
Identifier: C MSS OH252
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Ejem's basic training at Camp Robinson, Ark. before transfer to Camp Swift, Tex.; hitchhiking with a friend and being picked up by Colonel Hampton; arrival at Naples, Italy aboard the USS Argentina and transport to Naples via cargo vessel; guarding ammunition at Riva Ridge and Mt. Belvedere; discussion with a young German prisoner; 6 weeks stationed in Trieste; mission to keep the Yugoslavs from entering Italy; post WWII time in...
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Scope and Contents Includes newspapers clipping (copy), photographs (copies), memoir of World War II and four photographs of Partridge and other 10th Mountain Division Veterans during 2003 reunion.
Dates: 1944-1945, 2003-2005
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence about Field's recollections of the war and copies of his newsletter.
Scope and Contents Collection contains newspaper clippings, obituary, correspondence (1942-1943), military papers (1941-1944) and Italy maps.
Scope and Contents Collection contains a manuscript copy of Meinke's book: Mountain troops and medics, wartime stories of a frontline surgeon in the U.S. Ski Troops (ca.1990s).
Dates: circa 1990a
Identifier: C MSS OH213
Scope and Contents In depth account of Gagliardi's involvement with the 87th Infantry and his experiences serving on Kiska, Alaska in the Spring of 1943. The majority of the tape examines the passage to Kiska and combat there. Interview concludes with recounting of the passage home which includes a vivid account of a storm just before landing in Seattle.
Scope and Contents Collection contains copies of 6 Army field and training manuals (1939-45); military patches, papers, orders, rosters (1943-1945); sketch book with notes; clippings (1943-1945); carved 85th Infantry insignia with autographs on reverse; copies of manuscripts: The History of Company "I", 85th Mountain Infantry Regiment (n.d.), The Military Experience of a Cavalaryman (n.d.) and The Last Mounted Cavalry Pistol Charge (n.d.) both by Donald Hubbard, Statistical Survey: Company "I" 85th Mountain...
Identifier: C MSS OH329
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Check date
Scope and Contents Collection contains a copy of Simo's memoir: Remembering... family biography from 1655 and Al's autobiography from 1922-1946 (ca.1984); Remembering... the early years in New York City until after WWII (2004); 10th Mountain Images from Al Simo (2004).
Dates: 1984, 2004