Keith Kemp, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, November 21, 2002: Saving the legacy tape no. 550

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Title Keith Kemp, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, November 21, 2002: Saving the legacy tape no. 550
Alternative Title Keith Kemp, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Kemp, Keith, 1923-
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-11-21
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage France; Belgium; Germany; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Kemp, Keith, 1923- --Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American
Keywords 817th Tank Destroyer Battalion; M-18 tank
Description Transcript (39 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Keith Kemp on November 21, 2002. This is from tape number 550 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Kemp (b. 1923) describes growing up in Salt Lake City and working for Remington Arms. He was drafted into the army, where his duties included harvesting crops in North Dakota in the fall of 1943. He was assigned to the 817th Tank Destroyer Battalion. Kemp talks about combat, contact with indigenous populations, and meeting the Russians. He also describes serving as a bodyguard for Count Von Luckner and his wife during the occupation. 39 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 39 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/s6rb93t6
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1018856
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