The Resource Arthur C. Delaney oral history, (videorecording)

Arthur C. Delaney oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Arthur C. Delaney oral history, 2005
Title
Arthur C. Delaney oral history
Inclusive dates
2005
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Delaney's experiences: applying through the National Ski Patrol to join the 10th Mountain Division; joining and being assigned to the 87th Infantry Regiment; learning to ski and preparing to go to Kiska Island; landing at Kiska, activity and condition of the island; loss of soldiers from friendly fire; returning to Camp Hale and decision to try to join the Army Air Corps; return to the 87th at Camp Swift, Tex.; battle at Puncboard Hill, being wounded and hospitalization in Leghorn; publicity related to the 10th Mountain Division based on skiing and ski instruction; comments on the new 10th Mountain Division
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Arthur Delaney was born on October 18, 1921 in Brooklyn, N.Y. He had worked in Alaska before the war and decided to enlist in the Army after seeing the Life magazine cover story (November 9, 1942) about the 10th Mountain Division. Although never having skiied, he applied to National Ski Patrol and was recruited and joined Company L of the 87th Infantry Regiment. Trained at Camp Hale, Colo.; Fort Ord, Calif.; Camp Carson, Colo.; and Camp Swift, Tex.; Delaney saw combat during the Kiska (1943) and Italian campaigns (1945). On March 3, 1945, he was wounded in action on Mount Della Vedetta.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1921-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Delaney, Arthur C.
Date time place
Recorded in July 2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1921-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Delaney, Arthur C.
Runtime
55
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Delaney, Arthur C
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
  • Kiska Island (Alaska)
Technique
live action
Label
Arthur C. Delaney oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (55 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 (55 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Art Delaney;
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)ocn808366795
  • (OCoLC)808366795
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Arthur C. Delaney oral history, (videorecording)
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (55 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 (55 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Art Delaney;
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)ocn808366795
  • (OCoLC)808366795
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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