Oral histories (document genres)
Found in 437 Collections and/or Records:
The interview provides information and personal observations about Trier's experiences: joining the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Ord, Calif.; being on Riva Ridge and artillery fire at a German out house.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Colville's working on deferment status at a California aircraft factory before enlisting in the 10th Mountain Division (1943), training at Fort Ord, participation in the invasion of Kiska Island, return to Camp Hale, weather at Camp Swift, being deployed and in Italy aboard the USS West Point, discussion with Colonel David Fowler (87th Regimental Commander).
The interview provides information and personal observations about Carlson's experiences: prior to the war, being a member of the National Ski Patrol; training at Camp Hale and getting into trouble for making a "wise crack"; quality of the members of the Division; how climbing skills contributed to the taking of Riva Ridge; time in Italy, Switzerland, Austrian border, and attending glacier climbing school in Austria after the war.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Drennan's experiences and being a member of the 10th Mountain Division for only a short period of time. The bulk of the interview concerns Drennan's role with the 120th Medical Evacuation Hospital; condition of and care for sick and dying concentration camp prisoners; Buchenwald concentration camp; role of Dachau; scattering of prisoners over southeast Bavaria.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Duvall's role as a replacement soldier with the 85th Infantry Regiment including his perceptions of the soldiers who were already members and had trained with the 10th Mountain Division as skiers; his transport to Naples, Italy aboard the SS Monticello.
Discusses working with engineering firms that were constructing ski lifts and working on the lifts at Camp Hale (a training camp for the 10th Mountain Division). He talks about various other projects and discusses the regulations that were established in the 1960s.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Harris' experiences: being a medic during the battle for Mount Belvedere; the role of a medic during the war in Italy; first casualty on Riva Ridge; transporting medical equipment up the mountain; medical aid stations; being injured on a rock wall.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Jardine's experiences as a skier during high school in Calif. and joining the 10th Mountain Division with letters of recommendation; training and leisure time in Camp Hale, Colo.; being wounded on Riva Ridge and transfer to a hospital for surgery; recovery time until the end of the war; going to Glacier School in Austria after the war; influences on his life.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Kehm's experiences: bringing mules to the Italy; serving as an MP in Barre; spending three months in Venice on assignment to obtain food for the hotel where soldiers stayed for rest and relaxation.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Chester's experiences: basic training at Ft. Breckenridge, Ky.; training with his twin brother, Reginald F. Chester at Camp Hale, Colo.; loosing contact with his brother after arriving in Italy; his brother being wounded in action during the Apennines and Po RIver campaigns on April 23, 1945; his life in general.
Discusses problems of the aged in Rangely, Colorado and the Rangely-Dinosaur Area Council on Aging. Interviewed by Randall Teeuwen, July 16, 1977. Includes interview with Oma Cloward who discusses senior activities in Rangely, Colorado and the Church of Latter Day Saints. Interviewed by Randall Teeuwen, July 17, 1977.
Interviewed by Charles Johnson, July 19, 1979. Recollections of Federal Art Program in Colorado.
The interview provides information and Frauson's personal observations about the training and equipping of the 10th Mountain Division personnel -- remembrances of the battle of Riva Ridge -- ski areas started by former members of the 10th after the war.
Recalls Ku Klux Klan activities during the time he was bodyguard for Grand Dragon, Dr. John Galen Locke (1871-1935). Discusses election and actions of various city and state officials and their involvement with the organization; investigations of the organizations by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
The interview provides information and personal observations about Goyer's experiences: encounter with the Germans; friends Abner Schwartz, Ed Harris; hotel at Riva Ridge and a short confrontations with Yugoslavian soldiers; professional life after the war ended; meeting Senator Robert and Mrs. Dole on a trip to Italy; the gratefulness of the Italian people.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Yank's experiences: crossing Lake Garda on a DUKW and staying Mussolini's villa; close call on Hill 913 and how received the Bronze Star medal; being a ski and rock climbing instructor at Camp Hale, Colo.
The collection includes CD and DVD interviews of Duke Watson 2004 and 1986, transcript of interview and some correspondence. Stella Degenhardt interviews Watson about his early life and his experiences with the 10th Mountain Division. Also included is an interview by D. A. Schmechel.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Guthey's experiences: locations in Italy where he fought; crossing the Po River.
Reminisces about Jefferson Randolph Smith, also known as Soapy Smith, who he knew in Denver, Colo. and in Skagway, Alaska. White also relates stories about early Denver, gambling and gambling halls.