John Perschon, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, January 15, 2002: Saving the legacy tape no. 421

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Title John Perschon, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, January 15, 2002: Saving the legacy tape no. 421
Alternative Title John Perschon, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Perschon, John, 1921-
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-01-15
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 Italy
Subject Perschon, John, 1921- --Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Southern--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th--History--World War, 1939-1945
Keywords 10th Mountain Division
Description Transcript (46 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with John Perschon on January 15, 2001. This is from tape number 421 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract John Perschon (b. 1921) was a member of the Tenth Mountain Division, which was shipped to Italy shortly after Anzio. He discusses training at various bases, fighting alongside the 442nd regiment, the heavy casualty rate under Major General George Hayes, digging foxholes, life at the front, and the fighting methods of Gurkhas. Perschon was awarded two Bronze Stars. 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/s6j40rrt
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1021368
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