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Ski troops -- Interviews.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Albert J. Gagliardi oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH213
Scope and Contents In depth account of Gagliardi's involvement with the 87th Infantry and his experiences serving on Kiska, Alaska in the Spring of 1943. The majority of the tape examines the passage to Kiska and combat there. Interview concludes with recounting of the passage home which includes a vivid account of a storm just before landing in Seattle.
Dates: 2003

Clarence E. Campbell oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH205
Scope and Contents Campbell discusses his childhood, joining the 10th Mountain Division and about his service with the Division at home and abroad. Talks at length about Camp Hale, about training troops for winter survival at Camp McCoy (Wisconsin) and about the first National Military Ski Championships at Tennessee Pass. Campbell also discusses his military career.
Dates: 1992

Dan Lanford Kennerly oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH219
Scope and Contents Kennerly discusses his ancestry, childhood, military training and experiences during World War II.
Dates: 1997

John B. Clayton oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH207
Scope and Contents Clayton talks about his being drafted, training, and Officer's Candidate School. He talks about his decision to join the 10th Mountain Division. He also discusses his childhood and working his way through art school at Washington University.
Dates: 1992

John C. Meier oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH228
Scope and Contents Account of Meier's experiences flying recon missions in Italy during World War II. Meier gives brief accounts of specific missions that he flew with Lieutenant Luther Hall which included active fighting with air and ground forces.
Dates: 2001

Marion H. Fields oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH211
Scope and Contents Chaplain with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II. Served with the 85th Infantry Regiment at Camp Carson, Camp Swift and Italy.
Dates: 1980

William D. Kohn III oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH222
Scope and Contents Recording by Kohn of over 200 letters he sent to his mother between March 18, 1943 and July 20, 1944.
Dates: 2000

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 of...
Dates: 1996