The Resource Douglas R. Horth oral history

Douglas R. Horth oral history

Label
Douglas R. Horth oral history, 2013
Title
Douglas R. Horth oral history
Inclusive dates
2013
Creator
Contributor
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Horth's reasons for joining the 10th Mountain division -- role of messenger along with experiences and duties during "D" Series Training and Recreation at Camp Hale -- the battle at Della Torraccia including casualties and experiences -- equipment used in terms of both training and ability -- effect of the 10th Mountain Division experiences on life experience -- fellow soldiers mentioned: William Howell (PFC, 86-I); William Holbrook (S/Sgt, 86-K)
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Douglas R. Horth was born in Ohio May 9, 1923, the son of Albert and Mildred Horth. He attended Shortridge High School, Indianapolis, Ind. before enlisting in the Army on December 14, 1942 at La Fayette, Ind. Horth served with the 10th Mountain Division where he was assigned to Company K, 3rd Battalion, of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He was stationed at Camp Hale, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex. and served in combat in Italy. Horth received the Bronze Star Medal for his actions during the North Apennines and Po River campaigns during the Spring 1945. He attained the rank of Sargeant.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
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1923-
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Horth, Douglas R.
Credits note
Interviewed by Abby Kealy
Date time place
Recorded on October 12, 2013 at the Hilton Hotel, Crystal City, Va
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Kealy, Abby
Runtime
0
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  • Horth, Douglas R
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Technique
live action
Label
Douglas R. Horth oral history
Instantiates
Production
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (60 minutes : sound., color ; 1/2 inch)
Carrier category
  • videocassette
  • videodisc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches ; +
Extent
1 videodisc (60 minutes)
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Abby Kealy;
  • Douglas Horth ;
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
sound, color
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870956480
  • (OCoLC)ocn870956480
Label
Douglas R. Horth oral history
Production
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (60 minutes : sound., color ; 1/2 inch)
Carrier category
  • videocassette
  • videodisc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches ; +
Extent
1 videodisc (60 minutes)
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Abby Kealy;
  • Douglas Horth ;
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
sound, color
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870956480
  • (OCoLC)ocn870956480

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