Gerald W. Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, March 19, 2002: Saving the legacy tape no. 437

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Title Gerald W. Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, March 19, 2002: Saving the legacy tape no. 437
Alternative Title Gerald W. Smith, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Smith, Gerald W., 1919-2008
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-03-19
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage Globe, Gila County, Arizona, United States; New Caledonia; San Francisco, California, United States
Subject Smith, Gerald W., 1919-2008--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; United States--Army--Hospital Corps
Keywords Hospital Corps
Description Transcript (47 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Gerald W. Smith on March 19, 2001. This is from tape number 437 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Gerald Smith was born in 1919 in Snowflake, Arizona. He worked at the family dairy until joining the Army Air Corps in January 1942. He washed out of pilot training due to airsickness and enlisted in the Navy, serving as a hospital corpsman with Mobile Unit 7 in New Caledonia. He then trained other corpsman in San Francisco. He was discharged in December 1945. 47 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 47 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/s6rn572k
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Naval--American; United States. Army. Hospital Corps
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1023939
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