The Resource Albert V. Fernandes oral history, (videorecording)

Albert V. Fernandes oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Albert V. Fernandes oral history, 2003
Title
Albert V. Fernandes oral history
Inclusive dates
2003
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Albert V. Fernandes (aka Albert Fernandes Partridge) was born in the Bronx, N.Y. on November 18, 1923 and enlisted in the Army on February 5, 1943 at New York City, N.Y. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working as a sheet metal worker. Fernandes joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company A of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. before being deployed to Italy. On February 19, 1945, during the battle for Riva Ridge at Pizzo di Campiano Fernandes was severly wounded in action and received the Bronze Star medal. Following rehabilitation, he was finally discharged from the Army on September 1, 1945. He died on March 16, 2008 in Fort Charlotte, Fla.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1923-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Partridge, Albert Fernandes
Credits note
Interviewed by Abbie Kealy
Date time place
Recorded in May 2003 during the Italian Reunion tour
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1923-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Partridge, Albert Fernandes
  • Kealy, Abbie
Runtime
22
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fernandes, Albert V
  • Partridge, Albert Fernandes
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Technique
live action
Label
Albert V. Fernandes oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Cumulative index finding aids
Partial transcript of tape available.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 envelope
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (22 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Al Partridge;
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn786191238
  • (OCoLC)786191238
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Albert V. Fernandes oral history, (videorecording)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Cumulative index finding aids
Partial transcript of tape available.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 envelope
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (22 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Al Partridge;
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn786191238
  • (OCoLC)786191238
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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