Boyd Williams, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, May 5, 2004: Saving the legacy tape no. 649

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Title Boyd Williams, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, May 5, 2004: Saving the legacy tape no. 649
Alternative Title Boyd T. Williams, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Williams, Boyd T., 1926-
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-05-05
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage Okinawa; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Guam; Formosa; Philippines; Ulithi, Caroline Islands, Borneo; Korea; China; Panama
Subject Williams, Boyd T., 1926- --Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American; Radio operators--Biography; Radio, Military
Keywords Radio operator; Leyte; Manila
Description Transcript (44 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Boyd Williams on May 5, 2004. This is from tape number 649 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Williams (b. 1926) recalls his childhood in Rigby, Idaho, and describes enlisting in the Navy two days after graduating from high school in May 1944. He was a radio operator on the second Block Island (the first ship of that name had been sunk by a German submarine). He served in Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, Saipan, Guam, Formosa, Leyte, Manila, Ulithi, Borneo, Korea, China, and Panama. 44 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 44 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/s6p86b54
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Radio, Military; Radio operators
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-12-17
ID 1026027
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