The Resource Nathan E. Morrell oral history

Nathan E. Morrell oral history

Label
Nathan E. Morrell oral history, April 11, 1994
Title
Nathan E. Morrell oral history
Inclusive dates
April 11, 1994
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Morrell discusses how he became a skier at an early age, becoming a teacher at age 16. He volunteered for the army at age 18 in January of 1943 and was sent to Camp Hale. At Hale he became a ski instructor and a rock-climbing instructor. Later he served in West Virginia where he taught rock climbing and survival. He transferred to Camp Swift on July 4, 1944. From there he went to Naples and eventually to Pisa. He served as a stretcher-bearer during the fighting, often transporting stretchers over varying terrain. His company suffered only 4 wounded and no one was killed. He eventually crossed the Po River and was the only person in his boat that knew how to paddle. He talks about the capture of a prominent fascist and about the looting of the villa, as well as how enemy soldiers fired upon medics even though they were supposed to be treated as neutrals
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Born in New Hampshire. Learned skiing at an early age, became a ski instructor and transferred to the 10th Mountain Division during the war. Served in: Company A, a Medic Unit of the 10th Mountain Division; the Mountain Training Group of the 10th; a Reconnaissance Group; the Headquarters of the 86th Regiment, and in the 86th Regiment, Company C. Received: the Bronze Star at Castel D'Aiano on April 14, 1945 and a Battlefield Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant. Wounded in action on April 14, 1945.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morrell, Nathan E.
Credits note
Interviewed by Georgianna Contiguglia
Date time place
Recorded on April 11, 1994
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Contiguglia, Georgianna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morrell, Nathan E
  • United States
  • United States
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Nathan E. Morrell oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2891
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 tape index sheet
  • 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 index available.
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. +
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette
  • 2 MP3 audio files (100MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Georgianna Contiguglia;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • analog, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162131954
  • (OCoLC)ocn162131954
  • (OCoLC)674685
Label
Nathan E. Morrell oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2891
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 tape index sheet
  • 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 index available.
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. +
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette
  • 2 MP3 audio files (100MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Georgianna Contiguglia;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • analog, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162131954
  • (OCoLC)ocn162131954
  • (OCoLC)674685

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