The Resource David D. Rankine oral history

David D. Rankine oral history

Label
David D. Rankine oral history, Mar. 2005
Title
David D. Rankine oral history
Inclusive dates
Mar. 2005
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides biographical information and personal observations about Rankine's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division during World War II. He details the time at Riva Ridge and the Po valley with mostly stories of the interaction of the troops; he also tells of the artillery and mortar fire during the attacks
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
David Dodge Rankine was born on November 27, 1919 in Providence, R.I. He had completed grammar school, was single and working in manufacturing before enlisting in the Army on December 21, 1943 at Providence, R.I. Rankine received his basic training at Camp Wheeler, Ga. before volunteering for the "ski troops" with three letters of recommendation. Upon arrival at Camp Hale, Colo. he was assigned to the 86th Infantry Regiment, Company A. During combat operations in Italy, Rankine received a Bronze Star for his actions during the climb of Riva Ridge. He received a second Bronze Star for actions near Mount Nuvoleti on March 9, 1945. Following the War, Rankine worked in the ski industry as an instructor and manager. He died on June 6, 2013, in King, Wash.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1919-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rankine, David D.
Date time place
Recorded on March 9, 2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Unknown
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rankine, David D
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Technique
live action
Label
David D. Rankine oral history
Instantiates
Production
Accompanying material
2 videocassettes (82 min. : sound, color; 1/2 in.) + 1 envelope
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • computer disc
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • cd
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Extent
2 videodiscs (82 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Abbie Kealy;
Media category
  • video
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
  • n
Other physical details
sound, color
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1057308416
  • (OCoLC)on1057308416
Label
David D. Rankine oral history
Production
Accompanying material
2 videocassettes (82 min. : sound, color; 1/2 in.) + 1 envelope
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • computer disc
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • cd
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Extent
2 videodiscs (82 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Abbie Kealy;
Media category
  • video
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
  • n
Other physical details
sound, color
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1057308416
  • (OCoLC)on1057308416

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