The Resource Albert Ejem oral history, (videorecording)

Albert Ejem oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Albert Ejem oral history, 2005
Title
Albert Ejem oral history
Inclusive dates
2005
Creator
Contributor
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 Italy and voyage to Florence; difficulty with talking about the war; friend Omar Domas who was badly wounded and who he had not seen since Italy
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Albert Henry Ejem was born in Cameron, Tex. on February 26, 1926 and enlisted in the Army at Camp Wolters, Tex. on June 6, 1944. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried and had completed three years of high school. Ejem joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Tex. and served with Companies A and E of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He received a Bronze Star Medal for his actions near Cereglio in April 1945. Ejem died in Lott, Tex. on February 11, 2006.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-2006
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ejem, Albert H.
Credits note
Interviewed by Myrna Hampton and Abbie Kealy
Date time place
Recorded in June 2005 during at the Armadillo Chapter reunion in Austin, Tx
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hampton, Myrna
  • Kealy, Abbie
Runtime
40
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ejem, Albert H
  • United States
  • United States
  • National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Technique
live action
Label
Albert Ejem oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (40 min. : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.) +1 envelope
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (40 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Albert Ejem;
  • Myrna Hampton;
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • ocn420558416
  • (OCoLC)420558416
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Albert Ejem oral history, (videorecording)
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (40 min. : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.) +1 envelope
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (40 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Albert Ejem;
  • Myrna Hampton;
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • ocn420558416
  • (OCoLC)420558416
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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