The Resource Duryea Morton oral history, (videorecording)

Duryea Morton oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Duryea Morton oral history, 2007
Title
Duryea Morton oral history
Inclusive dates
2007
Creator
Contributor
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Morton interviews himself, providing personal observations and information about: being a member of the National Ski Patrol and being intrigued by the Finnish-Russian war; learning about the 10th Mountain Division from Minnie Dole; induction at Indian Gap, Pa., basic training at Camp Hale, help with ski instruction; time at Camp Swift, Tex. and being part of the Bugle Corps; travel to Italy aboard the USS West Point, arrival in Italy, being on guard duty, living with an Italian family; German artillery and mortar attacks at della Torraccia and being wounded in action; rehab center in Pisa, Italy based in a royal palace; being sent back to his company at the end of the war
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Duryea Morton was born in Bronxville, N.Y. on June 13, 1924 and elisted in the Army on September 1, 1943 at Allentown, Pa. At the time of enlistment he was umarried, and had completed four years of high school. Morton joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to Company L of the 90th Infantry Regiment, but later served with Company E of the 85th Infantry Regiment. He was also stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. During combat operations in Italy, Morton was wounded in action.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morton, Duryea
Date time place
Recorded in September 2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Morton, Duryea
Runtime
63
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morton, Duryea
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Technique
live action
Label
Duryea Morton oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 envelope
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (63 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Duryea Morton;
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)ocn783628700
  • (OCoLC)783628700
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Duryea Morton oral history, (videorecording)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 envelope
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (63 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Duryea Morton;
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)ocn783628700
  • (OCoLC)783628700
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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