The Resource Bernard H. Yett oral history, (videorecording)

Bernard H. Yett oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Bernard H. Yett oral history, 2007
Title
Bernard H. Yett oral history
Inclusive dates
2007
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Yett's experiences: skied before joining the 10th Mountain Division as a member of the National Ski Patrol; joining the 10th Mountain Reconnaissance Troop and Mountain Training Group before the 10th Mountain Division was formed; basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. and contracting spinal meningitis; recovery and assignment to Camp Hale, Colo.; teaching rock climbing and other skills; being sent to Camp McCoy, Wis. to teach mountaineering skills; return to Camp Hale and being an observer during the "D" Series; change in training focus at Camp Swift, Tex. from mountain troops to flat land experiences; transferring to Naples, Italy in January 1945 and travel to Pisa on a landing craft vehicle; short time in combat, being wounded and evacuated to a hospital in Leghorn; rejoining "D" company at the end of the war
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Bernard H. Yett was born on September 16, 1922 in Ore. and enlisted in the Army at Tacoma, Wash. on December 21, 1943. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried, had completed two years of college and working in the manufacture of lumber products. Yett received basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. before joining the 10th Mountain Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, and later also served with the Mountain Training Group. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to Company G of the 85th Infantry Regiment. Yett was also stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. and Italy. While engaged in combat operations at Cappla di Ronchidos and Marzola Hill 762, he was twice wounded in action on February 21, 1945. Yett attained the rank of Sergeant.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
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1922-
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Yett, Bernard H.
Credits note
Interviewed by Bernie Tilson
Date time place
Recorded in August 2007 at the Hale and Farewell Reunion, Denver, Colo
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1922-
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  • Tilson, Bernie
  • Yett, Bernard H.
Runtime
43
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  • Yett, Bernard H
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
  • Camp Roberts (Calif.)
  • Fort McCoy (Wis.)
Technique
live action
Label
Bernard H. Yett oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (43 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 (43 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Ben Yett;
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)ocn780445117
  • (OCoLC)780445117
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Bernard H. Yett oral history, (videorecording)
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (43 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 (43 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Ben Yett;
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)ocn780445117
  • (OCoLC)780445117
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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