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Title Emile Eugene Wickham, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, June 9, 2004: Saving the legacy tape no. 655
Alternative Title Emile Eugene Wickham, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Wickham, Emile Eugene, 1923-2008
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-06-09
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage Morocco; Alaska; Hill Air Force Base, Weber County, Utah, United States
Subject Wickham, Emile Eugene, 1923-2008--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Africa, North--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Army Air Corps; Aircraft mechanics
Description Transcript (26 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Emile Eugene Wickham on June 9, 2004. This is from tape number 655 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Wickham (b. 1923) describes his youth as the son of a Caterpillar salesman based in Oregon, Utah, and Colorado. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942, and trained in Utah, Texas, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Nevada. He served in Detroit, Michigan, before being posted to Casablanca, where he spent eighteen months as an aircraft mechanic. Discharged at the end of the war, he reenlisted and was sent to Alaska, where he met and married his wife before being discharged again in 1947. He worked at Hill Air Force Base, both as a mechanic and on the flight line, for over twenty-eight years. 26 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 26 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Cedar Gonzalez; Anna Neatrour; 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/s68w5ck1
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Aerial--American
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Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1023339
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Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1023338
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