Elman Ellsworth, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, May 30, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 28

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Title Elman Ellsworth, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, May 30, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 28
Alternative Title Elman Ellsworth, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Ellsworth, Elman K., 1918-2009
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2000-05-30
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage France; Germany; Japan; Korea; Vietnam
Subject Ellsworth, Elman K., 1918-2009--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; 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
Keywords Utah National Guard; Utah Beach; Dachau; Occupied Germany; Occupied Japan
Description Transcript (37 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with Elman Ellsworth on May 30, 2000. This is from tape number 28 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Ellsworth (b. 1918) entered the National Guard and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1940. He trained as an artillery officer and became a communications officer in an artillery battalion. Initially scheduled to go to the Philippines following Pearl Harbor, his unit ended up in England, landing on Utah Beach in July of 1944. Ellsworth recalls the move through France and Germany, entering Dachau, serving in the occupation forces in Europe, and being discharged in 1945. Less than a year later he rejoined the army and was sent to Japan, where he remained for four years. He also served in Germany, Korea, and Vietnam, before returning to Utah and Fort Douglas. He retired in 1964 and was recruited by a reserve unit, serving in various places, including Israel. He retired from the reserve in 1983.37 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent ;37 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/s60021cm
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Artillery--American
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1023187
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60021cm
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