The Resource Clark O. Hitt oral history, (videorecording)

Clark O. Hitt oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Clark O. Hitt oral history, 2003
Title
Clark O. Hitt oral history
Inclusive dates
2003
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Hitt's experiences: raid on Pianosinatico and Hill 913; his friend Robert Moresco, time before he was sent to Italy and being killed in action on Hill 913; traveling back to Italy to visit some of the places that remembered from the war; meeting with Moresco's son and daughter in Italy to place a memorial plaque in their father's honor; February 1945 battle to take Belvedere and a wallet he found on a dead German soldier
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Clark O. "Oz" Hitt, Jr. was born on June 5, 1925 near Swan, Tex. and volunteered entering the Army at Dallas, Tex. on August 24, 1943. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried and had completed high school. Hitt joined what would become the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company K of the 85th Infantry Regiment. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex., Camp Carson, Colo. and in Italy. During combat operations in Italy, Hitt was wounded in action at Hill 909, Mount della Spe on April 16, 1945. He earned the Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct medal, Purple Heart, and Bronze Star medals.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1925-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hitt, Clark O.
Credits note
Interviewed by Abbie Kealy
Date time place
Recorded in May 2003 during the Italian Reunion tour
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1925-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kealy, Abbie
  • Hitt, Clark O.
Runtime
38
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hitt, Clark O.
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Technique
live action
Label
Clark O. Hitt oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 envelope
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (38 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Clark Hitt;
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)ocn794568121
  • (OCoLC)794568121
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Clark O. Hitt oral history, (videorecording)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 envelope
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (38 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Clark Hitt;
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)ocn794568121
  • (OCoLC)794568121
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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