The Resource Donald M. Dwyer oral history, (videorecording)

Donald M. Dwyer oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Donald M. Dwyer oral history, 2007
Title
Donald M. Dwyer oral history
Inclusive dates
2007
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Dwyer's experience at officer's training school at Fort Benning, Ga. and his decision to join the 10th Mountain Division. His most memorable experiences included his time with the D series at Camp Hale; hist trip to Italy in the USS West Point; combat at Belvedere and the Po River; and, with detail, he describes how wearing his Lt. badge saved his life by deflecting a sniper's bullet. He also describes hist trip home and his post-war activities
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Donald "Mike" Dwyer was born on June 3, 1921 and joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo., and was assigned to Company F of the 87th Infanty Regiment. He was also stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. Dwyer was awarded a Bronze Star Medal for his actions at Gualandi on March 4, 1945. He was later wounded in action and received a second Bronze Star Medal at Mt. Serra on April 17, 1945. Dwyer attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1921-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dwyer, Donald M.
Credits note
Interviewed by VIcky Johnson
Date time place
Recorded in August 2007, at the Hail and Farewell Reunion, Denver, Colo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1921-2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dwyer, Donald M.
  • Johnson, Vicky
Runtime
35
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dwyer, Donald M
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Technique
live action
Label
Donald M. Dwyer oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (35 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 (35 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Donald M. Dwyer;
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)ocn777033452
  • (OCoLC)777033452
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Donald M. Dwyer oral history, (videorecording)
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (35 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 (35 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Donald M. Dwyer;
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)ocn777033452
  • (OCoLC)777033452
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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