Raymond W. Peterson, North Ogden, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, February 15, 2001: Saving the legacy tape no. 189 and 190

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Title Raymond W. Peterson, North Ogden, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, February 15, 2001: Saving the legacy tape no. 189 and 190
Alternative Title Raymond W. Peterson, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Peterson, Raymond W., 1925-
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2001-02-15
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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; Cache County, Utah, United States
Subject Peterson, Raymond W., 1925- --Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography
Keywords Intelligence and Reconnaissance Platoon; 255th Infantry Regiment; Dachau; Messerschmidt 262
Description Transcript (64 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with Raymond W. Peterson on February 15, 2001. This is from tape numbers 189 and 190 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Raymond Peterson (b. 1925) grew up in Montpelier, Idaho. He was drafted into the army in November 1943 and was assigned to an intelligence and reconnaissance platoon in the 255th Infantry Regiment of the 63rd Division. He recalls his first combat experience in the Colmar region of Germany on Christmas Eve 1944, discovering the operation sites of the new Messerschmidt 262 jet aircraft, liberating one of the work camps associated with Dachau, and serving in the army of occupation. He was discharged in 1946. 64 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 64 pages
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
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/s6dc013s
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Ardennes, Battle of the (1944-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1019592
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6dc013s
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