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Camp Hale (Colo.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 146 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Schwartz oral history

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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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Albert V. Fernandes oral history

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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.

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Arthur C. Delaney oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH415
Scope and Contents

The interview provides biographical information and personal observations about Delaney's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.

Dates: 2009

Arthur C. Delaney oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH385
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Delaney's experiences: applying through the National Ski Patrol to join the 10th Mountain Division; joining and being assigned to the 87th Infantry Regiment; learning to ski and preparing to go to Kiska Island; landing at Kiska, activity and condition of the island; loss of soldiers from friendly fire; returning to Camp Hale and decision to try to join the Army Air Corps; return to the 87th at Camp Swift, Tex.; battle at...
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ARTHUR C. DELANEY PAPERS

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Identifier: TMD19
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers in this collection range from 1972 to 2004. Correspondence comprises the bulk of the Arthur C. Delaney collection, especially with other 10th Mountain veterans. Rosters, induction papers, and other official military documents are included. Reports of the efforts to establish a database of 10th Mountain veteran information at the Denver Public Library are included. Also, the collection contains programs and itineraries from reunions of the organizations that Delaney belongs...
Dates: 1942-2004

Austin J. "Mac" McKenna oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH292
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about McKenna's experiences: training as an engineer to do survey work at Fort Leonard Wood; transfer to the ski troops; Camp Hale in Winter and his assignment to S-2 Section of the Regimental Headquarters; mapping; "D" series training; Camp Swift and working with mules; being shipped to Italy in January 1945; trip to Maresca; drawing up plans for the tramway used to resupply Riva Ridge and to evacuate wounded; artillery barrages;...
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Bernard H. Yett oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH309
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Yett's experiences: skied before joining the 10th Mountain Division as a member of the National Ski Patrol; joining the 10th Mountain Reconnaissance Troop and Mountain Training Group before the 10th Mountain Division was formed; basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. and contracting spinal meningitis; recovery and assignment to Camp Hale, Colo.; teaching rock climbing and other skills; being sent to Camp McCoy, Wis. to teach...
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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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Bob Greider oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH278
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Greider's experiences doing high priority research projects impacting petroleum transfer for the war in North Africa; joining the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo.; working as a ski instructor and umpire for the "D" series; attacks at the Po River and on Mount Belvedere; work locating and removing mines; contacting polio at the end of the war, hospitalization, and other troops from the 10th Mountain Division stricken...
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C. Peter Austin oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH315
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Austin's experiences: his responsibilities, duties and administrative tasks of the D-3 operation; traveling with General Ruffner 50 miles behind enemy lines to have a truce agreement signed; delivering a message to Riva Ridge, having a flat tire and encountering Germans along the way and how they helped and the discussions the soldiers had with him.

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Carleton B. Shay oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH388
Scope and Contents

Shay recorded his experiences with photographs on a DVD titled "My Life in the Mountain Troops" concerning his: enlistment and entering Camp Hale; basic training; teaching rock climbing during MTG/10th Recon; teaching rock climbing at Camp McCoy, Wis.; return to Camp Hale; Italy.

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Carroll O. Provost oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH344
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Provost's experiences: Camp Hale, Colo. and the weather, carrying rucksacks; combat and relationships with other soldiers.

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Charles A. Murphy Jr. oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH362
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Murphy's experiences: being drafted on Freeport, Long Island and making application to join the 10th Mountain Division; acceptance and the beginning of training at Camp Hale in August 1944; being injured during training, recovery; time at Camp Hale and Camp Swift; leaving for Italy from Va. in December 1944; mission to take Della Torraccial and being one of six soldiers to arrive at the top; post war activities in Italy from...
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CHARLES C. BRADLEY

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Identifier: WH1498
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE This collection spans 1941-2000. The materials primarily document Bradley's World War II service with the North Pacific Combat School. Included in the collection are drafts of Bradley's memoirs, which were published in book form as Aleutian Echoes. The collection also contains military records, instructional material from the North Pacific Combat School and limited correspondence with other World War II veterans. Bradley's pencil sketches, pen and...
Dates: TBD

Clark O. Hitt oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH359
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Hitt's experiences: raid on Pianosinatico and Hill 913; his friend Robert Moresco, time before he was sent to Italy and being killed in action on Hill 913; traveling back to Italy to visit some of the places that remembered from the war; meeting with Moresco's son and daughter in Italy to place a memorial plaque in their father's honor; February 1945 battle to take Belvedere and a wallet he found on a dead German soldier.

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Climb to Glory: The 10th Mountain Division in World War II Presentation

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Identifier: TMD341
Scope and Contents

The presentation includes 80 Microsoft PowerPoint slides drawn primarily from the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center collection and spans the World War II Division's history from conception to inactivation (1940-1945). Topics include: early organization at Fort Lewis, Wash.; mountain and winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colo.; reorganization at Camp Swift, Tex.. Also included are combat operations at Kiska Island in the Aleutians and the Division's Italian Campaign.

Dates: December 22, 2014

Cruz F. Rios oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH363
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Rios' experiences: basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. as a member of the mortar group; landing at Kiska Island and staying until December 1943; arriving at Camp Hale in January 1944 and time spent at Camp Hale and Camp Swift; being dispatched to Italy and intense German fire in April 1945; description of a friend who was killed in action; time spent in San Michel after the war.

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Dale E. Alwine oral history

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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.

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Dan L. Kennerly oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH220
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Kennerly's background, military training and experiences during World War II.

Dates: TBD

David Dennis Williams oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH306
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Francis E. Williams as told by his son David D. Williams: 10th Mountain Division experiences at Kiska Island, Camp Hale, Colo., and Italy; experiencing Army training, combat, and life in the military and the effect this had on Francis Williams.

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Dillon C. Snell oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH349
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Snell's experiences: training at Camp Hale and handling cold weather; role as a platoon leader; how orders were given and followed during combat; an Italian farmhouse used as an outpost to prevent German soldiers from reaching the Po Valley; current residents (2003) and location for the farmhouse; two soldiers he knew and respected: John WInchester and Ben Duke.

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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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Donald L. Kitzman oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH289
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Kitzman's experiences: enlistment history and basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif.; being chosen to go with the 87th Infantry Regiment to Kiska Island and amphibian training at Camp Ord; being assigned to Camp Hale; ski training and completing the "D" series; Camp Swift, Tex. and passing the Expert Infantry test; arriving in Italy aboard the USS West Point; unit being assigned to capture the area between Riva Ridge and...
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Donald M. Dwyer oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH275
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Dwyer's experience at officer's training school at Fort Benning, Ga. and his decision to join the 10th Mountain Division. His most memorable experiences included his time with the D series at Camp Hale; hist trip to Italy in the USS West Point; combat at Belvedere and the Po River; and, with detail, he describes how wearing his Lt. badge saved his life by deflecting a sniper's bullet. He also describes hist trip home and his...
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Douglas R. Horth oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH441
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Horth's reasons for joining the 10th Mountain division -- role of messenger along with experiences and duties during "D" Series Training and Recreation at Camp Hale -- the battle at Della Torraccia including casualties and experiences -- equipment used in terms of both training and ability -- effect of the 10th Mountain Division experiences on life experience -- fellow soldiers mentioned: William Howell (PFC, 86-I); William...
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Duryea Morton oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH314
Scope and Contents Morton interviews himself, providing personal observations and information about: being a member of the National Ski Patrol and being intrigued by the Finnish-Russian war; learning about the 10th Mountain Division from Minnie Dole; induction at Indian Gap, Pa., basic training at Camp Hale, help with ski instruction; time at Camp Swift, Tex. and being part of the Bugle Corps; travel to Italy aboard the USS West Point, arrival in Italy, being on guard duty, living with an Italian family;...
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Earl Clark, Malcolm MacKenzie and H. Newcomb Eldredge oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH202
Scope and Contents Interview conducted by Martha Teichner, CBS network commentator, and daughter of Pepi Teichner, a 10th Mountain Division ski instructor: how the idea of a mountain infantry unit was sold to, and approved by, Gen. Marshall, Army Chief of Staff by Minnie Dole, the National Director of the Ski Patrol; experimental unit was created in 1941, before the Pearl Harbor attack; most of the ski instructors were first generation Americans and their heritage was German, Italian, and Austrian, but there...
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Edward J. Flabetich oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH277
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Flabetich's joining the 10th Mountain Division as a skier. From his induction at Ft. Lewis, Wash. he went directly to Camp Hale, Colo. and describes Sgt. Torger Torkel as a man with a great character. Flabetich later had appendicitis early in his D series activities. He did not have good experiences at Camp Swift, Tex. and left for Italy from Camp Patrick Henry aboard the SS Argentina. Flabetich also discusses poverty in...
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Edward J. "Ted" Little oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH291
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Little's experiences: personal interest in the 10th Mountain Division while in high school, being drafted and applying for the division, letters of recommendation; personal experiences at Camp Hale and Camp Swift; conditions on the USS West Point; nights spent digging fox holes while being shelled by German 88mm artillery at Belvedere; patrols and final experiences at Mount della Spe.

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Edward T. Burda oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH320
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Burda's experiences: most memorable experiences during WWII; how combat affected him; friendships he developed through the 10th Mountain Division.

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