Billy G. Dickerson, Heber City, Utah: an interview by Winston Erickson, January 23, 2001: Saving the legacy tape no. 139

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Title Billy G. Dickerson, Heber City, Utah: an interview by Winston Erickson, January 23, 2001: Saving the legacy tape no. 139
Alternative Title Billy G. Dickerson, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Dickerson, Billy G., 1927-
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2001-01-23
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 Arkansas, United States; Philippines; Japan
Subject Dickerson, Billy G., 1927- --Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Amphibious personnel attack vessel; APA; Luzon; Subic Bay; Leyte; and Okinawa
Description Transcript (144 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with Billy G. Dickerson on January 23, 2001. This is from tape number 139 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Dickerson (b. 1927) recalls his childhood in Arkansas recounts how he enlisted in the Navy when he was seventeen. He was trained on an amphibious personnel attack (APA) vessel and stationed in the Pacific. He went to Luzon, Subic Bay, Leyte, and Okinawa. 144 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent l44 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/s6h1517z
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Naval--American
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1021296
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