The Resource Donald L. Kitzman oral history, (videorecording)

Donald L. Kitzman oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Donald L. Kitzman oral history, 2007
Title
Donald L. Kitzman oral history
Inclusive dates
2007
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Kitzman's experiences: enlistment history and basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif.; being chosen to go with the 87th Infantry Regiment to Kiska Island and amphibian training at Camp Ord; being assigned to Camp Hale; ski training and completing the "D" series; Camp Swift, Tex. and passing the Expert Infantry test; arriving in Italy aboard the USS West Point; unit being assigned to capture the area between Riva Ridge and Belvedere, traveling in the Apennines around the Po River
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Donald Kitzman was born on April 15, 1922. He originally enlisted in the US Navy, but was drafted into the Army when his enlistment was cancelled. Kitzman went through basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. where he was assigned to Company F of the 87th Infantry Regiment. He moved with the regiment to Fort Ord, Calif. when his unit trained for the invasion of Kiska Island, Alaska. Following occupation duty at Kiska Island, Kitzman trained at Camp Carson, Colo. before being assigned to the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. During comat operations at Mt. Serra, he was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions on April 17, 1945.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kitzman, Donald L.
Date time place
Recorded in August 2007 at the Hale and Farewell Reunion, Denver, Colo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kitzman, Donald L.
Runtime
30
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kitzman, Donald L
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Carson (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
  • Kiska Island (Alaska)
  • Fort Ord (Calif.)
Technique
live action
Label
Donald L. Kitzman oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (30 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 (30 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Don Kitzman;
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)ocn778313358
  • (OCoLC)778313358
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Donald L. Kitzman oral history, (videorecording)
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (30 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 (30 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Don Kitzman;
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)ocn778313358
  • (OCoLC)778313358
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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