Malcolm J. MacGregor, Park City, Utah: an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann, January 3, 2002: Saving the legacy tape no. 476, 477, and 478

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Title Malcolm J. MacGregor, Park City, Utah: an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann, January 3, 2002: Saving the legacy tape no. 476, 477, and 478
Alternative Title Malcolm MacGregor, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator MacGregor, Malcolm J., 1923-
Contributor Bahlmann, Benjamin; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-01-03
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage England; France; Germany; New York, United States
Subject MacGregor, Malcolm J., 1923- --Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy--Personal narratives, American; Prisoners of war--United States; Prisoners of war--Germany
Keywords D-Day; 702nd Bomber Squadron; Bombardier; POWs
Description Transcript (121 pages) of an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann with Malcolm J. MacGregor on January 3, 2002. This is from tape numbers 476, 477, and 478 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract MacGregor (b. 1923) recalls his childhood in rural New York and describes learning about Pearl Harbor and attempting to enlist in the Air Corps. He was drafted into the army and was assigned training as a combat engineer. Shortly after that he was transferred to the 8th Air Force and sent to bombardier school. MacGregor talks about his training and the trip to England. His first mission was on D-Day with the 702nd Bomber Squadron. He was shot down over Germany and describes his capture and treatment as a prisoner of war. 121 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 121 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/s63n42p9
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Aerial--American; Prisoners of war
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1021587
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