Robert J. Epperson, Murray, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, March 15, 2004: Saving the legacy tape no. 648

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Title Robert J. Epperson, Murray, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, March 15, 2004: Saving the legacy tape no. 648
Alternative Title Robert J. Epperson, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Epperson, Robert J., 1925-2015
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-03-15
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage China; Korea
Subject Epperson, Robert J., 1925-2015--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; Korean War, 1950-1953--Campaigns
Description Transcript (46 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Robert J. Epperson on March 15, 2004. This is from tape numbers 648.1 and 648.2 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Epperson (b. 1925) joined the Marines in 1943, attended officer candidate school and graduated as a 2nd lieutenant. He was assigned to the 79th replacement draft and was enroute overseas when the war ended. He participated in reparation duties in China and was discharged in 1946, remaining in the reserves. He was called up in 1950 and assigned to the 1st Marine Division, 7th Regiment, 1st Battalion, C Company, and participated in the Inchon landing, Chosin Reservoir campaign, Pohang patrols, and the Northern advance. He received the Silver Star and five presidential unit citations. He was discharged in 1958 with the rank of Captain. 46 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 46 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/s68071wq
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Korean War (1950-1953)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1020018
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