Harold Hagen: his experiences in World War II, as told in his own words
On February 27, 2011 Harold Hagen sat down at his farm outside of Ft. Collins, CO and told of his experiences in World War II. Harold, born in Plummer, MN and raised in Jackson, WY, served in the famed 10th Mountain Division. Growing up fishing, camping and skiing in the Wyoming wilderness and with his respect for his brother joining the 10th, it was a natural fit for Harold. He served as a squad leader with Co. L of the 86th Infantry Regiment. After training at Camp Hale and other locations in the States, the 10th shipped out for Italy. While taking part in the push to take a ridge that would ...
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