William E. Christensen, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, June 9, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 37

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Title William E. Christensen, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, June 9, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 37
Alternative Title William E. Christensen, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Christensen, William E., 1925-
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2000-06-09
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 Italy; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Christensen, William E., 1925- --Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; United States--Army--Mountain Division, 10th; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Southern--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American
Keywords 10th Mountain Division; Apennine Mountains; Skiing
Description Transcript (26 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with William E. Christensen on June 9, 2000. This is from tape number 37 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Christensen (b. 1925) recalls growing up in Salt Lake City, learning to ski, and being drafted into the army the day after he graduated from high school in June 1944. At the end of basic training he volunteered for mountain combat training and was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division. Christensen describes combat in the Apennine Mountains of Italy. He was discharged in June 1946. 26 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 26 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/s6x65m5j
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1026549
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6x65m5j
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