The Resource Walter R. Cook oral history, (videorecording)

Walter R. Cook oral history, (videorecording)

Label
Walter R. Cook oral history, 2005
Title
Walter R. Cook oral history
Inclusive dates
2005
Creator
Contributor
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Cook's experiences: joining the 10th Mountain Division with letters of recommendation; 86th Infantry and transfer to Headquarters Company; impressions of activities at Camp Hale and daily operations at HQ; time off at Steamboat Springs; destruction and poverty in Naples, Italy; being a guard for HQ at Camp Tizzoro and how little was known about what was happening at the front; camaraderie, spirit and values of the 10th Mountain Division as part of the war in Italy
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Walter R. Cook was born on July 24, 1924 in Negaunee, Mich. and enlisted in the Army on March 19, 1943 at Kalamazoo, Mich. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working as an office clerk. Cook joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to the 86th Infantry Regiment, but later served with Headquarters Company of the 10th. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. and in Camp Carson, Colo. and participated during combat operations in Italy.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
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1924-
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Cook, Walter R.
Date time place
Recorded in July 2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cook, Walter R.
Runtime
36
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  • Cook, Walter R
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Technique
live action
Label
Walter R. Cook oral history, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (36 min. : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.) + 1 envelope
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (36 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Walter Cook;
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)ocn808368571
  • (OCoLC)808368571
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Walter R. Cook oral history, (videorecording)
Accompanying material
1 videocassette (36 min. : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.) + 1 envelope
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (36 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Walter Cook;
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)ocn808368571
  • (OCoLC)808368571
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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