Camp Carson (Colo.) -- History.
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
The interview provides biographical information and personal observations about Delaney's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.
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.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Hill's experiences about being drafted at 18 and basic training in a machine gun unit in Calif.; being assigned to the 10th Mountain Division and his first impressions of Camp Hale; unable to complete "D" series due to frostbite; being assigned as needed to different regiments, but fought with the 86th Infantry Regiment in Italy; impressions of being in the service.
The interview provides information and personal observations about his correspondence written during military service: early skiing experience, and experiences as a member of the 87th Mountain Division; post-war activities.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Dorsey's experiences: joining the Division at Camp Roberts and being sent to the Aleutian Islands; after Kiska Island, transfer to Camp Hale and Camp Swift; being wounded in Italy; respect for and leadership qualities of Colonel Fowler; attending the University of Texas and post war career.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Zelina's experiences: being a career army member, who also served in Korea; value and characteristics of mules; Italy, and being hospitalized because of contracting yellow jaundice; psychology being the training of soldiers; role of veterans in organizations.
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 Swygman's experiences: rifleman replacement to Company K of the 86th Infantry Regiment; crossing the Po River, Lake Garda in Italy; five week cycles the training replacement troops went through; being stationed at Camp Carson, Colo. after the war; discharge from Camp Swift, Tex.