F. Keith Davis, Springville, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, May 25, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 24

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Title F. Keith Davis, Springville, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, May 25, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 24
Alternative Title F. Keith Davis, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Davis, F. Keith, 1924-
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2000-05-25
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage France; Germany; Belgium; Utah County, Utah, United States
Subject Davis, F. Keith, 1924- --Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Artillery operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy--Personal narratives, American; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945--Personal narratives, American
Keywords 16th Field Artillery Observation Battalion; D-Day; Battle of the Bulge; Occupied Germany
Description Transcript (46 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with F. Keith Davis on May 25, 2000. This is from tape number 24 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Davis (b. 1924) recalls being drafted into the army a week after he graduated from high school. He describes basic training and advanced training with the 16th Field Artillery Observation Battalion. He boarded the for England and trained there for two months before landing in France ten days after D-Day. Davis recalls combat in Brest, Saint Lo, Schnee Eifel, and Koblenz, as well as talking about the Battle of the Bulge. He also describes spending Christmas Eve with a Belgian family. He recalls the liberation of Ohrdruf concentration camp and describes being a member of the army of occupation. 46 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 46 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/s6mp72gr
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Artillery--American; Ardennes, Battle of the (1944-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1019911
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6mp72gr
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