The Life-Saving Artwork of Arnold C. Holeywell

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Holy cow! That's the kid of thing that seems totally fake when it happens in a movie.

No kidding! Coincidentally, I met with a 10th Mountain Division descendant yesterday whose dad had been saved from serious injury by his canteen! I guess Hollywood doesn't exaggerate everything.

There is a stainless steel portable shaving mirror. the kind that could be purchased at the PX, in the collection at the History Colorado 10th Mountain collection. It has a dent in it where it was struck by a bullet. The donor claimed that it was in his shirt pocket and it saved his life.

Wow, how lucky for that soldier! Thank you for telling us about that artifact, Donald. I may have to make a trip over to History Colorado to see if I can view it sometime.

Good to see these artifacts . Thank you

You're welcome Linda; thank you for reading!

Such an amazing artifact and story. Great post, Keli!

This - and all of these stories - are why the DPL and History Colorado Resource Center is so key for us to support. It's our history!

In reply to by David Little (not verified)

And there are SO many stories to share!

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