The Resource Harvey A. Wieprecht oral history

Harvey A. Wieprecht oral history

Label
Harvey A. Wieprecht oral history
Title
Harvey A. Wieprecht oral history
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Creator
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Language
eng
Summary
The interview document Wieprecht's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division: experiences as a ski instructor, radioman and mortar team leader in the 86th during training at Camp Hale and Camp Swift; arrival of his unit in Naples and their movement to the front lines, relieving a British unit; Company F was the first 10th Mountain Division unit to engage the Germans; experiences during the attack on Riva Ridge and the subsequent defense; liberation of Italian villages on the way to Lake Garda, and his unit's confrontation with Tito's forces on the border with Yugoslavia
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Harvey A. Wieprecht was born in Ore. on July 12, 1923. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo., and later served at Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. Wieprecht returned to Camp Carson, Colo. before his release from the military. He was assigned to Company A of the 86th Infantry Regiment, and later was transferred to Company F. While engaged in combat operations against the German forces occupying Italy, Wieprecht was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions at Mt. Mantino on April 15, 1945. He attained the rank of PFC.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1923-
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Wieprecht, Harvey A.
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
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  • Wieprecht, Harvey A
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Carson (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Harvey A. Wieprecht oral history
Link
http://cdm16079.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2851
Instantiates
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape
Extent
  • 4 audiocassettes
  • 7 MP3 audio file (287MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Harvey Wieprecht;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • 3 3/4 ips, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898743411
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743411
  • 1315048
Label
Harvey A. Wieprecht oral history
Link
http://cdm16079.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2851
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape
Extent
  • 4 audiocassettes
  • 7 MP3 audio file (287MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Harvey Wieprecht;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • 3 3/4 ips, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898743411
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743411
  • 1315048

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