The Resource Andrew G. Gordon oral history, (videorecording)

Andrew G. Gordon oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Andrew G. Gordon oral history, 2005
Title
Andrew G. Gordon oral history
Inclusive dates
2005
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Gordon's experiences: attraction of the 10th Mountain Division; conditions at Camp Hale and the "D" series; climbing Riva Ridge and surprising German troops at the top; observing action on Mt. Belvedere from Riva Ridge; fighting at Torre Iussi, being wounded, other soldiers who were also wounded and killed; aiding Peter Seibert until medics arrived; serving patrols on the Yugoslav border; serving as a citizen soldier in the counter intelligence corps after the war
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Andrew Gordon was born in N.Y. on September 16, 1924 and enlisted in the Army at Boston, Mass. on June 10, 1943. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, and had completed four years of high school. Gordon joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company F of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. Gordon was wounded in action and recieved the Bronze Star medfal for his actions at Torre Iussi on April 14, 1945. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. Gordon died in Seattle, Wash. on October 11, 2005.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-2006
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Andrew G.
Date time place
Recorded in March 2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1924-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Unknown
  • Gordon, Andrew G.
Runtime
30
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gordon, Andrew G
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Technique
live action
Label
Andrew G. Gordon oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (30 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 (30 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Abbie Kealy;
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)818657889
  • (OCoLC)ocn818657889
  • 1012058
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Andrew G. Gordon oral history, (videorecording)
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (30 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 (30 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Abbie Kealy;
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)818657889
  • (OCoLC)ocn818657889
  • 1012058
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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