The Resource LaVern O. Trepp oral history

LaVern O. Trepp oral history

Label
LaVern O. Trepp oral history
Title
LaVern O. Trepp oral history
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about his correspondence written during military service: early skiing experience, and experiences as a member of the 87th Mountain Division; post-war activities
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
LaVern O. Trepp was born on December 8, 1917 in Kief, N.D. and enlisted in the Army on February 3, 1942 in Wausau, Wis. At the time of his enlistment he was single, had completed 2 years of college and was working as a skilled mechanic and repairman. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Ft. Lewis, Wash. and later served at Camp Hale, Colo., Ft. Ord, Calif., Kiska Island, Alaska, the Columbia Ice Fields, Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. Trepp was assigned to Company A, F, K, L of the 87th Infantry Regiment, and Company B and D of the 10th Mountain Division/Medical. While engaged in combat operations against the German forces occupying Italy, Trepp was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his actions at Castel D'Aiano on April 15, 1945. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Trepp died on April 23, 2005 in Iron Mountain, Mich.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1917-2005
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Trepp, LaVern O.
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
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Unknown
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  • Trepp, LaVern O
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Carson (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
  • Kiska Island (Alaska)
  • Fort Ord (Calif.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
LaVern O. Trepp oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2900
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
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape &
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette
  • 1 MP3 audio file (43MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
LcVern Tripp;
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)898743409
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743409
  • 1315046
Label
LaVern O. Trepp oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2900
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
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape &
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette
  • 1 MP3 audio file (43MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
LcVern Tripp;
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)898743409
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743409
  • 1315046

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