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Title Harold W. Poole, Salt Lake City., Utah: an interview by Winston Erickson, April 3, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 197
Alternative Title Harold W. Poole, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Poole, Harold W., 1918-2010
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2000-04-03
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage Philippines; Japan; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Patton, Henry Robert, 1919-2007--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; Bataan Death March, Philippines, 1942--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, American; Prisoners of war--United States; Prisoners of war--Japan; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American
Keywords ROTC; Army Air Corps; POWs
Description Transcript (55 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with Harold W. Poole on April 3, 2000. This is from tape number 197 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Poole (b. 1918) recalls his childhood in Salt Lake City. He attended West High and was involved in the ROTC program. He volunteered for the Army Air Corps in August 1940 and was sent to the Philippines after training. When the war began his unit fought for four months before being taken prisoner by the Japanese. He survived the Bataan Death March and was in prison camps prior to being sent to Moji, Japan, to work in a steel mill. After the war ended he was evacuated on the ship and made his way home. 55 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 55 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/s6fj4g28
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Bataan Death March (Philippines : 1942); Prisoners of war
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Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1026418
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Date Created 2015-11-19
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