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Military life

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

frid00271

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Identifier: frid00271
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of over two terabytes of digital images, made available to the University Libraries by the Myhren Art Gallery at the University of Denver for the purposes of long-term preservation and user access. Images are curated at the item level.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1925-1964

Oral history interview with H. Douglas Barker, 2003 April 3

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Identifier: DCL2003.207
Abstract Barker highlights his appointment to and his experiences at the Annapolis Naval Academy. He recalls his first official Navy appointment as staff in the Naval Submarine School, and subsequent duties such as his involvement in submarine operations in the Mediterranean following the Cuban Missile Crisis and as officer-in-charge of the Holy Loch [Scotland] submarine base. Barker presents a survey of life on a submarine and what it was like to be a submariner.
Dates: 2003 April 3

Oral history interview with Otis Meril Chartier, 2003 March 13

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Identifier: DCL2003.204
Abstract Chartier describes his initial enlistment in the Army Air Corps, his efforts to pursue an army career related to airplanes, and his eventual enrollment in the Infantry shortly before being deployed to duty in France. From there he provides a detailed account of being an infantry soldier on the war's front on the Maginot Line. He recalls his initial contact with German soldiers, being the only survivor of a 12-member scouting squad ambushed by the Germans, and recovery in a French hospital as a...
Dates: 2003 March 13

Oral history interview with Shirley J. Curtis, 2003 April 17

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Identifier: DCL2003.206
Abstract Curtis recalls enlisting in the Army and her early days in boot camp. She describes her various tours of duty including preparing ships to transport troops overseas from bases in the San Francisco area, and various other administrative assignments in Italy, Germany, and locations in the U.S., including Valley Forge Army Hospital, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, the Brooklyn Army Terminal and Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center. Along with describing her Army duties, she provides a perspective of the...
Dates: 2003 April 17

Oral history interview with Thomas Fallbach, 2002 November 27

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Identifier: DCL2002.093
Abstract Fallbach describes his experiences while living in Sedalia, Colo., including losing his home in a fire, and various experiences of being a member of the West Douglas Fire Dept. for 20 years. He also reminisces about growing up in suburban Chicago, and his early exposure to dog training while in high school. He recalls his training and experiences in diving while in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, including his firefighting training while assigned to the USS Klickitat refueling...
Dates: 2002 November 27

The Denver Clarion, vol. 88, issue 10, 1982 October 14

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Identifier: clarion_v088i10_19821014
Abstract DRI Chemical Leak Gives Scare to Area Authorities. $1 Million Spent Each Minute on World’s Military. CoPIRG Falls in Special Election Record Turnout. Beta Fraternity Gives Funds to Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. Cards Tie Series.
Dates: 1982 October 14