The Resource Hunter L. Slugg oral history

Hunter L. Slugg oral history

Label
Hunter L. Slugg oral history
Title
Hunter L. Slugg oral history
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Slugg's experiences with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II: mountaineering training; how he scored expert with the BAR during training and being assigned as a BAR man in his unit; unit's arrival in Italy and movement to the front lines relieving British Forces in the Belvedere area; promotion to assistant Squad leader as a Sergeant; experiences during Riva Ridge, Po Valley, Lake Garda and the brief encounter with Tito's forces; personnel feelings concerning his experiences on the battlefield and how his discharge papers indicated that he had been in the Signal Corps, rather than the 10th Mountain Division
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Hunter L. Slugg was born on November 8, 1917 in Willow Grove, Pa. and enlisted in the Army on April 7, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pa. At the time of his enlistment, he was unmarried, had completed 4 years of high school and working in a machine shop. Slugg joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he served with Company D of the 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment. He later served at Camp Swift and in Italy. While engaged in combat operations against the German forces occupying Italy, Slugg was awarded the Bronze Star Medal on April 14, 1945 for his actions at Rocca di Roffeno. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Hunter Slugg died on April 11, 1983 in WIllow Grove, Pa.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1917-1983
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Slugg, Hunter L.
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
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Unknown
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  • Slugg, Hunter L.
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Hunter L. Slugg oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2926
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 envelope
  • 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
Cumulative index finding aids
Typed notes available.
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape &
Extent
  • 4 audiocassettes
  • 6 MP3 audio file (690MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown;
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)898743400
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743400
  • 1315044
Label
Hunter L. Slugg oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2926
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 envelope
  • 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
Cumulative index finding aids
Typed notes available.
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape &
Extent
  • 4 audiocassettes
  • 6 MP3 audio file (690MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown;
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)898743400
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743400
  • 1315044

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