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Title Gene S. Jacobsen, Saint George, Utah: an interview by Winston Erickson, July 11, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape nos. 466 & 467
Alternative Title Gene S. Jacobsen, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Jacobsen, Gene Samuel, 1921-2007
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-07-11
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Philippines
Subject Jacobsen, Gene Samuel, 1921-2007--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; Bataan Death March, Philippines, 1942--Personal narratives, American; Prisoners of war--United States; Prisoners of war--Philippines
Keywords POWs
Description Transcript (102 pages) of an interview by Winston Erickson with Gene S. Jacobsen, on July 11, 2002. From tape numbers 466 and 467 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Jacobsen (b. 1921) recalls his rural childhood in Montpelier, Idaho, including work as a sheep herder following high school. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1940 and served in the Phillipines. He became a prisoner of war and survived the Bataan Death March, to become a prisoner of war at Camp O'Donnell. In 1944 he boarded a ship and was sent to Kyushu to work for the Mitsui Coal Mining Company, operated by the Japanese Army. He was liberated in 1945. Interviewed by Winston Erickson. 102 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 102 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); Bataan Death March (Philippines : 1942); Prisoners of war
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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1028053
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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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