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Title Arthur A. Astle, North Ogden, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, July 16, 2003: Saving the Legacy tape no. 516
Alternative Title Arthur A. Astle, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Astle, Arthur A., 1915-2008
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2003-07-16
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Hawaii; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands; Philippines; Okinawa, Japan
Subject Astle, Arthur A., 1915-2008--Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American; Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Great Depression; National Guard
Description Transcript (59 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with Arthur A. Astle on July 16, 2003. From tape number 516 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Astle (b. 1915) was born in Montana. He discusses his childhood and the Depression. He joined the 222nd Field Artillery Utah National Guard Unit and took training near San Diego, California; Fort Lewis, Washington; and later at Stoneman, California. He shipped to Hawaii onboard the USS Republic and was based in Maui at the message center. Shipped to Saipan and Tinian for combat and later fought in Leyte and finally Okinawa. Following his discharge, he worked for Standard Oil, and in other oil-related industries. Interviewed by Winston P. Erickson. 59 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 59 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; Ken Rockwell
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s68h0nsb
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Leyte Gulf, Battle of (Philippines : 1944)
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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
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