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Title Bill T. Brooke, Bountiful, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, January 8, 2003: Saving the Legacy tape no. 558
Alternative Title Bill T. Brooke, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Brooke, Bill T., 1920-2015
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2003-01-08
Date Digital 2015-12-16
Access Rights I acknowledge and agree that all information I obtain as a result of accessing any oral history provided by the University of Utah's Marriott Library shall be used only for historical or scholarly or academic research purposes, and not for commercial purposes. I understand that any other use of the materials is not authorized by the University of Utah and may exceed the scope of permission granted to the University of Utah by the interviewer or interviewee. I may request permission for other uses, in writing to Special Collections at the Marriott Library, which the University of Utah may choose grant, in its sole discretion. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold the University of Utah and its Marriott Library harmless for and against any actions or claims that relate to my improper use of materials provided by the University of Utah.
Spatial Coverage France; Germany
Subject Brooke, Bill T., 1920-2015--Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Artillery operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American
Description Transcript (39 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Bill T. Brooke on January 8, 2003. From tape number 558 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Mr. Brooke (b. 1920) was born in Beaver, Utah. He discusses his childhood and schooling years. He joined the Utah National Guard, 222nd Field Artillery Regiment on December 19, 1940. Called to active duty on March 3, 1941 (when activated, their unit became the 222nd Field Artillery Battalion, part of the 40th Infantry Division). Following the Pearl Harbor bombing, shipped to various temporary locations until assigned to the 739th Field Artillery Battalion. Received training at Camp Gordon, Georgia. They landed on Utah Beach in late June/early July 1944 and traveled to Germany as far as the Rhine River for the duration. He was discharged at Fort Douglas on October 16, 1945 having the rank of Sergeant Major. In civilian life, Mr. Brooke worked as a construction and location engineer. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 39 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 39 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/s6mw4k69
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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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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