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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Ejem oral history

 Collection
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...
Dates: Check date

Albert N. Nencioni Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD292
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...
Dates: 1936-2000

Allen Griswold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD157
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 43 loose leaf pages with clippings about the 10th Mountain Division's special training and combat in Italy; 32 page pamphlet on the A.A.F. Regional Hospital, No.1, Coral Gables, Fla. (1943-1945).

Dates: 1943-1945

Andrew D. Hastings Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2009
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a copy of an article generated by Hastings: "Topophilic and Topographic Perceptions of the American Mountain Soldier in WWII" (1967); clippings (1967); correspondence (1972-1973); and ephemera (n.d.).

Dates: 1967-1973

Andrew L. Lucas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD224
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence (1943-1944, 1945, 1968-1997); military records (1943-1945); annotated maps of Italy (ca.1945); Photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. reunion (1987), military training (1943-1945).

Dates: 1943-1997

ARTHUR G. DRAPER PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: TMD199
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Arthur G. Draper papers consists of letters he wrote to his wife Lili and their children from 1942 through 1945. Also included are letters to and from his parents from 1943 through 1945 and letters Daper received from various people. Lili Draper made copies of Draper's letters for his parents and for the Vetter family, whose son also served with the 10th Mountain Division.The papers include a newspaper clipping, military papers, and an article Draper wrote for ...
Dates: 1942-1996

Carl D. Kerekes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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).

Dates: 1944, 2000

Charles E. Cochran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1998
Scope and Contents

The collection includes Cochran's military records and clothing inventories (1943-1945) and correspondence (1943-1945).

Dates: 1943-1945

Charles F. Lehmann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2014
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence (1944); ephemera and memorabilia (ca.1945); military records (1944-1945).

Dates: 1944-1945

Charles J. Webb II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2045
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence and other materials related to Webb's recruitment to the Mountain Troops (1942).

Dates: 1942

Charles M. Hampton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD228
Scope and Contents

The collection contains copies of three memoirs written by Hampton: "I acquire a 35mm camera" (2003), "Capturing German liquor warehouse" (2003), "Mountains and Men I've Known, A Skier's Story" (1992); photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. (1943-1944), photographs and negatives of the Italian Campaign (1945); digital images of 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Company H, 86th Infantry (n.d), CD-ROM with images from the Camp Hale, Leadville and Cooper Hill reunion activities (2003).

Dates: 1943-2003

Clint L. Andavall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1976
Scope and Contents

The materials include correspondence containing Andavall's recollections about WWII (2002); scrapbook; copies of photographs, newspaper clippings (1943-1954, 2003).

Dates: 1943-1945, 2001-2003

Dale E. Alwine oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH256
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Check date

David R. Brower Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1987
Scope and Contents

The collection contains assorted newspaper clippings and a reprint of an article from the Sierra Club Bulletin: "Pursuit in the Alps" (1946).

Dates: 1946

Donald B. Davol Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD254
Scope and Contents

Collection contains approximately 200 letters sent by Davol during WWII (1943-1945).

Dates: 1943-1945

Ellsworth L. Miller oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH254
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Miller's assignment at Camp Swift, Tex.; training and travel to Italy; aid stations and how they treated injuries at a triage location; treatment and traveling from place to place; Italian homes used as aid stations; crossing the Po River and lake Garda; traveling in Germany and Italy after the war; career as a soldier; CIA and assignments in the Far East, Germany, Canada and Washington D.C.; retirement in Fresno, Calif.;...
Dates: Check date

Ernest J. Davis oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH249
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Davis' basic training at Camp Hale, Colo.; the horse cavalry and horses being used in battle at Mt. Sigliano and Riva Ridge where their primary role was patrolling and locating mine fields; how German horses was superior to Italian; celebrations at the end of the war; role of the British battalion in Italy; career as a professional in military training after the war; assignment to Saudi Arabia in 1965.

Dates: Check date

Ernest L. Tapley Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2035
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an autograph album signed by members of the 10th Mountain Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop (ca. 1944); copy print of photograph (ca. 1998).

Dates: 1944-1998

Francis Curran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD118
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a pencil sketch by Puzycki: "Chow Hounds" (1945); General Order 72 (Bronze Star award, May 1946); autographed 100 Lira note (ca.1945); photograph album with views of soldiers at Camp Hale, Colo. and in Italy as well as 43 loose bw and color photographs of Camp Hale, Camp Swift, and Italy.

Dates: 1943-1946

Francis W. Lovett oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH451
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about applying to join the 10th Mountain Division; training at Camp Hale, Colo., Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Colo., and Camp Swift, Tex.; fighting in Italy; post World War II life, education and family.

Dates: November 19, 2015

Francis W. Penny Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD214
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 77 black and white and color photographs depicting training at Camp Hale, Colo. and Camp Swift, Tex., with additional prints from Tenn. and Italy (1943-1945).

Dates: 1943-1945

Franklin O. Mjaatvedt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD123
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an assorment of original and copy photographs of: Camp Hale and the "D-series, " Riva Ridge, Italian Campaign, Post-war occupation of Northern Italy, U.S. Army Signal Corps (1943-1945, 1947); John Paul Jones Memorial, Utah (1999); 10th Mountain Division participation at the Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, Utah (2001).

Dates: 1943-2001

George A. Koslow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1968
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the following paperwork: Bronze Star Citation (1945), copies of a newspaper clipping and discharge papers (1945) for George Koslow.

Dates: 1945

George D. Orrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1954
Scope and Contents

The collection includes German propaganda leaflets (1944); book by Bill Mauldin: "This Damn Tree Leaks" (1945) with autographs of members of Company I , 85th Regiment; copies of Orrell's poem: "A Tribute to a Friend" (ca.1990) and memoir: "One Soldiers WWII Combat Memories With the Tenth Mountain Division" (1997).

Dates: 1944-1945, 1990, 1997

George R. Senner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2032
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an edited and transcribed copy of Senner's war diary (ca.1945).

Dates: 1945

Glenn W. Brown oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH251
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and Brown's personal observations about joining the 10th Mountain Division as a replacement soldier; discusses the attack on the day President Roosevelt died; lack of training for mountain warfare; some battles, in particular when Cpt. Rideout was killed; entering a German bunker during surrender.

Dates: Check date

Gordon A. Craig Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1975
Scope and Contents

Items in the collection include copies of 15 black and white photographs (1943-1945); copy of a letter from William H. Cruickshank to Charles Craig about his father Gordon A. Craig (2002); biographical sketch by Charles Craig (2008).

Dates: 1943-1945, 2002, 2008

Gordon Stimson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1973
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the following biographical materials: articles, clippings related to Stimson's career as a mortgage banker (1969-1970); "Operation Mule" by Gordon Stimson (n.d.); "Gordon Stimson: Autobiographical Notes and Letters" (1999); 68 color slides depicting Kiska, Adak, Attu and Dutch Habor in the Aleutian Island with numerous soldiers of the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment identified (n.d.).

Dates: 1969-1999

Hans A. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2037
Scope and Contents

The collection contains family correspondence (1943-1945); ephemera (1945, 1976-1984); annotated maps (n.d.); copy of U.S. Military History Institute Survey (1995).

Dates: 1943-1945, 1976-1984, 1995

Harvey A. Wieprecht Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2047
Scope and Contents

The collection contains family correspondence (Mar. 1943-Dec. 1945); journal (Dec. 1944-Aug. 1945).

Dates: 1943-1945