The Resource Charles M. Hauptman oral history, (videorecording)

Charles M. Hauptman oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Charles M. Hauptman oral history, 2002
Title
Charles M. Hauptman oral history
Inclusive dates
2002
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Hauptman's experiences: make-up of K Company and the change to Headquarters Company, ammunitions section; ammunition activity and friend and colleague John Mautner; activity at Camp Swift, Tex. and the destruction of a bridge; 8 day trip across the Atlantic Ocean aboard the USS America; transport of mortar to Mt. Belvedere; different kinds of mines used in training and the mines used by the German Army; being wounded at Mt. Belvedere and being in the 70th General Hospital until March 15, 1945 and rejoining his unit; irresponsible death of John Mautner; attack on Hill 913 when Bob Dole was wounded; difference between combat technique used in WWI and WWII; German surrender as they approached the Po River; war ending while at Lake Garda
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Charles M. Hauptman was born on January 5, 1922 in Denver, Colo. and enlisted in the Army on March 5, 1943. He trained in the Enlisted Reserve Corps in Lincoln, Neb. and at Fort Riley, Kans. before attending Officers Training School at Fort Benning, Ga. Hauptman joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company K and later Headquarters Company of the 85th Infantry Regiment. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. Hauptman received the Bronze Star medal with Oak Leaf Clusters for his actions and was also wounded in action at Mt. Belvedere on February 20, 1945. He received a second Bronze Star medal for service at Famaticcia on April 15, 1945. Hauptman returned to Camp Carson, Colo. and continued to serve in the Army until September 17, 1953.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hauptman, Charles M.
Credits note
Interviewed by Patricia Thornton
Date time place
Recorded in June 2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thornton, Patricia
  • Hauptman, Charles M.
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hauptman, Charles M
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Technique
live action
Label
Charles M. Hauptman oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (120 min. : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.) + 1 envelope
Immediate source of acquisition
Charles Hauptman;
Medium for sound
videotape
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)822970398
  • (OCoLC)ocn822970398
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Charles M. Hauptman oral history, (videorecording)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (120 min. : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.) + 1 envelope
Immediate source of acquisition
Charles Hauptman;
Medium for sound
videotape
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)822970398
  • (OCoLC)ocn822970398
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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