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Soldiers -- United States.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

10th Mountain Division Reunion Records

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Identifier: TMD308
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.
Dates: 2003-2004

10th Mountain Training Group meeting oral history

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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...
Dates: 1992

Albert Ejem oral history

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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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Allan E. Peck papers

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Identifier: C MSS -M1967
Scope and Contents Materials on Peck include: copies of personal photographs (1940, 1944, 2008); copies of his military records: training certificate, payroll, General Orders, intelligence memorandum, 10th Mountain Division commendations and citations,(1944, 1945), draft copy of the "85th Mountain Infantry Regimental History (1945); personal records: birth certificate, marriage license, correspondence (1920, 1944, 1945, 2008).
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Bernard J. Pustz oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH255
Scope and Contents 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.
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Chris Chandler oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH264
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Chandler's father, Linwood Chandler and his service with the 1st Mountain Infantry. Chris Chandler then discusses his own military training, being deployed to Guantanamo, Cuba during Haitian unrest, his unit's replacement for the 122nd Infantry Regiment in Mogadishu, Somalia. He describes the ambushes, missions, and actions he participated in, as well as the rules of engagement.
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Donald F. Todd oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH253
Scope and Contents 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.
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Ellsworth L. Miller oral history

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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.; Calif....
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Ernest J. Davis oral history

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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.
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Glenn W. Brown oral history

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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.
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Horton K. Durfee oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH274
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Durfee's time at Camp Swift, Tex., Camp Patrick Henry before being shipped to Italy, his ship and arrival in Naples, injured soldiers and the death of a soldier due to friendly fire, being injured on March 3, 1945 from friendly artillery fire, time and recovery in the field hospital.
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James Harold Dumm oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH273
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Dumm's training experience at Camp Hale. At the time of the interview, Dumm was 96 years old. His son helped during the interview and reminded him of stories he had told in the past.
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John H. Pierpont oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH233
Scope and Contents Discusses Pierpont at Camp Hale in December of 1942. Recalls drills and practices in 20 degrees below zero weather. Went to Kiska in July of 1943. Served in Italy taking part in the assault on Mt. Belvedere. Talks about men being killed by minefields and grenades that Germans lobbed when they were pretending to surrender. Recalls partisans who killed Germans at night and his furlough in Rome. Concludes with post war information about the 10th Mountain Division Association.
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JOSIAH M. RICE PAPERS

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Identifier: WH1687
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Rice's vivid, detailed descriptions fill his diaries. The descriptions in the two diaries chronicle the daily life of Union troops including their food, uniforms, sleeping conditions and pay. Unaccustomed to the South, Rice describes the appearance and attitudes of slaves and the effect of the Emancipation Proclamation. Other topics discussed include telegraphing with mirrors, encounters with the enemy, illnesses and suicides of the troops. In pencil, he also drew local scenery to illustrate...
Dates: TBD

Martin L. Daneman oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH268
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Daneman's arrival at Camp Hale, being assigned to S-2 squad, experiences with "D" Series training, his relationship with Captain William M. Shepard and their experiences scouting and performing reconnaissance, heavy casualties at Mount Belvedere and now his two best friends were killed, death of Captain Shepard, experiences with Italian families.
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Martin Leonard D'Ooge oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH272
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about D'Ooge's assignment as a replacement officer, battle at Castel d'Aiano and hearing loss, German resistance at Lake Garda, reaction to the end of the war, Camp Carson, Colo., inactivation of the division after the war.
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Oliver James "Jim" Barr oral history

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Identifier: OH316
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about the history of the 10th Mountain Division, training, combat and perceptions of the D-Series maneuvers; Barr's decision to join the 10th Mountain Division; skiing in Wash. state prior to enlistment; travel to Camp Hale, Colo.; involvement in the battle for Mt. Belvedere and Barr being the first to reach the summit; the battles of della Terraccio and della Spe; the role of officers in battle, most specifically lieutenants. Names...
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Pierre Delfausse oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH270
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Delfausse's assignment to the 10th Mountain Division because he listed skiing as a sport he participated in on a questionnaire at Ft. Dix, N.J., deployment to Italy, being an S-5 Sergeant during the assault on Belvedere, injury in Italy and being sent back to the U.S. before the end of the war, finding a chest containing German payroll in Italian lire, Bocci family.
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Ralph P. Crawford oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH267
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Crawford's time as a member of the 86th Infantry, how he came to join the 10th Mountain Division, weapons he carried, being wounded in action near Lake Garda.
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Richard S. Dirkes oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH271
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Dirkes being drafted at 18 year of age and being sent to Camp Upton, Long Island, N.Y. to join the ski troops at Camp Hale, arrival at Camp Hale with scarlet fever and subsequent hospitalization, training in rock climbing, test for cadet training program, choice of returning to the 10th Mountain Division or joining the 65th Infantry, arriving at Le Havre, France and combat in France, Austria and other central European locations,...
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Robert B. Colville oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH266
Scope and Contents 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).
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Robert Duvall oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH246
Scope and Contents 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.
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Sam T. Thomas oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH248
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Thomas' time in the military; story of how his replacement was killed in action; issues associated with his marriage not recognized by the U.S. government; information on an internment camp for conscientious objectors in Ark. that was destroyed by a tornado and later became a German POW camp.
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Samuel J. Morrison oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH230
Scope and Contents During this radio interview, Morrison recounts a variety of experiences he had with the 10th Mountain Division both during and after World War II. Interview touches on a variety of subjects including his enlistment and training with the 10th, his experiences on the Italian front, and his relationship with the 10th Mountain Division after the War. The end of the tape focuses on the formation and activities of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division.
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Stan and Jean Cummings oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH401
Scope and Contents The interview was conducted with Jean Cummings in September 2000 as part of a documentary on people active in WWII. Jean A. (Bruce) Cummings was born in Summit, N.J. in 1918. She was a graduate of Brown University (1940), Northwestern University (M.S. 1942). She joined her husband, Stan Cummings at Camp Hale, Colo. in 1943 where she worked as a histopathologist. Jean Cummings provides information and personal observations about both her and her husband's experiences: how they met; activities as...
Dates: 2000

William C. Turner oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH245
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Turner's lack of comfort with skiing; weather conditions and methods of crossing the Po River; capture of German soldiers at Lake Garda; youthfulness and training of soldiers; how information was relayed to American and German troops that the war had ended; celebration with American and Italian soldiers at war's end.
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William D. "Dave" Dean oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH269
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Dean's time as a member of the 86th Infantry Regiment, being ill at Camp Hale, deployment on the ship SS Argentina, visiting Pisa, Italy, locating and dismantling mines, dead German soldiers, crossing Po River, being at Lake Garda at the end of the war, visiting American Cemetery in Florence.
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William E. Best oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH261
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Bell's use of his rifle, training at Camp Swift, and his experiences with the 86th and 90th Infantry Regiments.
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William H. Julian oral history

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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...
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