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Title Donald E. Sutherland, Jerry E. Sutherland, Provo, Utah: an interview by Winston Erickson, October 19, 2000: Saving the Legacy tape no. 130-131
Alternative Title Donald E. and Jerry E. Sutherland, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Sutherland, Donald E., 1924-2003; Sutherland, Jerry E., 1924-2014
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2000-10-19
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Solomon Islands; Japan
Subject Sutherland, Donald E., 1924-2003--Interviews; Sutherland, Jerry E., 1924-2014--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
Description Transcript (66 pages) of an interview by Winston Erickson with brothers Donald E. Sutherland and Jerry E. Sutherland on October 19, 2000. From tape numbers 130 and 131 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Donald Sutherland and his twin brother Jerry were born in 1924 in Sodus, New York. Shortly after their birth, they were brought to California, where they grew up. They discuss growing up and going to school during the Great Depression. They received their draft notifications on June 2, 1943 into the Army. They received basic training together at Camp Roberts, California. After basic training, Donald and Jerry split up and Donald went to Ft. Ord. Donald was sent to the Pacific as a combat replacement for units fighting on Guadalcanal (Americal Division). His unit, the 162 Infantry M Company, landed on Bougainville, Solomon Islands. He was involved in sustained combat in the Solomon Islands. After the Japanese surrender, his unit was sent to Japan. He returned home in 1945 and became a manufacturing engineer. Interviewed by Winston Erickson. 66 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 66 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
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Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
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