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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 559 Collections and/or Records:

William E. Osgood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1962
Scope and Contents

The collections contains copies of Osgood's vita (1985); his memoir: "A Single Egg" (2001); photographs of Italy (2007); ephemera (n.d.).

Dates: 1985-2007

William G. Ferguson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD217
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an assortment of correspondence; battle stories (1999); ephemera (ca.1945); journals (ca.1945); photographs from Italian Campaign (1945); and Duncan's military papers (1942-1945).

Dates: 1942-1999

William H. Fricke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2119
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1945, 1998

William H. Julian oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH247
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Julian's volunteering for service at age 17; transport experience aboard the USS Argentina and landing in Naples, Italy; difficulty with skiing; rock climbing lessons; arriving by train in Pisa, Italy; Riva Ridge: weather, climbing, counterattacks, death of Fernandez, wounds received; hospitalization; nightmares; picking up supplies in Campiano; capturing German soldiers in the Po Valley; involvement with the national...
Dates: Check date

William J. Bourke Jr. Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: M2010
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1945

William J. Speirs oral history

 Collection
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.

Dates: Check date

William J. Terry Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 O. Darby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1995
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a copy of a file on Darby from the Governmental offices in Torbole, Italy; copies of biographies about Darby: "The Last Days of Col. William O. Darby: An Eye-Witness Account by Kenneth Templeton" (1998) and "William Orlando Darby - A Man to Remember" complied by Darby Junior High School, Fort Smith, Ark. (1986); newspaper clippings (1963-1970).

Dates: 1963-1991

William P. Lehman oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH225
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Lehman's experiences with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II: two stories related to combat; humorous experiences; trips he made during R&R.

Dates: no date

William R. Brown oral history

 Collection
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...
Dates: Check date

William R. "Sarge" Brown, Jr. oral history

 Collection
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...
Dates: Check date

William S. Nicholson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD221
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs (ca.1942) depicting Company C of the 87th Mountain Infantry training on or near Mount Rainier, Wash. The photographic prints were made from an undeveloped roll of film found by Nicholson in 2004.

Dates: 1943

William W. Boddington oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH203
Scope and Contents Boddington talks about his childhood, his family, skiing, and participation in the Olympics. He also discusses in detail World War II breaking out, basic training, joining the mountain ski troops, going to Italy and participating in some of the key fighting of the 10th Mountain Division. After detailing his experiences during the war he talks about coming home and about the beginning of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division. An epilogue by the interviewer tells of the death...
Dates: 1996

WILLIAM W. BODDINGTON PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: TMD21
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between the Foundation and its donors, and the Foundation and its funding recipients between 1958 and 1996. The collection also contains financial information, Foundation brochures, clippings files, and biographies of veterans in whose names scholarships were given. Other files relate to National Association of the 10th Mountain Division reunions, rosters, Division songs and music, news clippings, and 1945 photographs from the Italian...
Dates: 1942-1996

Wilson P. Ware Papers

 Collection
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"

 Collection
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