World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Use for: European War, 1939-1945 ; Second World War, 1939-1945 ; World War 2, 1939-1945 ; World War II, 1939-1945 ; World War Two, 1939-1945 ; WW II (World War, 1939-1945) ; WWII (World War, 1939-1945)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box B366.01.0001: Series B366.01 [Barcode: U186023253127]
Scope and Contents Box contains photocopies of newspaper articles pertaining to General Maurice Rose from the Intermountain Jewish News; (1) copy of the Colorado History News from April 1995; (1) copy of the "The First Twenty-Five Years of the General Rose Memorial Hospital 1945-1970" and (1) copy of "Major General Maurice Rose: The Most Decorated Battletank Commander in U.S. Military History." Also contains newspaper from April 3, 1945 announcing General Rose's Death.
Abstract Maurice Rose was born in 1899 in Middletown, CT to Orthodox Jewish parents. The family moved to Denver, CO when Maurice was three. After graduation from highschool, Maurice Rose enlisted in the United States army when he was 15 and fought under General Pershing. He stayed in the army and attended various military schools. After fighting in North Africa and Sicily, Rose was sent to command forces during the D-Day Normandy invasion as a Brigadier General. During the Battle of the Bulge, the 3rd...