Dale H. West, Provo, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, June 23, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 45

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Title Dale H. West, Provo, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, June 23, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 45
Alternative Title Dale H. West, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator West, Dale H., 1918-2007
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2000-06-23
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 Utah County, Utah, United States; New Guinea; Philippines
Subject West, Dale H., 1918-2007--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American
Keywords 7th Army Air Force; Radio; decoding
Description Transcript (28 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with Dale H. West on June 23, 2000. This is from tape number 45 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract West (b. 1918) recalls his childhood in Provo, Utah, and describes getting a degree in English from Brigham Young University. He taught school for several years and eventually received both a master's degree and doctorate in English. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations with the 7th Army Air Force. He describes intercepting and classifying enemy air-to-ground and point-to-point radio messages. He decoded and relayed information concerning weather conditions, enemy air action, and enemy administrative orders to locally-based air combat units. 28 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 28 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/s6sx8cdx
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1023445
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sx8cdx
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