Walter W. Bauer, Kanab, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, February 20, 2003: Saving the Legacy tape nos. 586 & 587

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Title Walter W. Bauer, Kanab, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, February 20, 2003: Saving the Legacy tape nos. 586 & 587
Alternative Title Walter W. Bauer, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Bauer, Walter W., 1925-
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2003-02-20
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Hawaii; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands; Okinawa, Japan
Subject Bauer, Walter W., 1925- --Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American; Saipan, Battle of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island--Personal narratives, American
Description Transcript (61 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with Walter W. Bauer on February 20, 2003. From tape numbers 586 and 587 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Walter Bauer (b. 1925) enlisted in the Marine Corps in April 1943. He attended boot camp in San Diego and received advanced training at Camp Elliott before being sent to Intelligence School. Shipped to Hawaii, he was redirected to the Marine Infantry. He participated in the battle for Saipan with the 6th Marines, 1st Battalion, as well as the battles on Tinian and Okinawa. Following the war, he was assigned to occupation duty in Japan. Mr. Bauer provides a description of his experiences in the military and during combat. He returned to the US in January 1946 for discharge. Mr. Bauer was a professional firefighter in civilian life. Interviewed by Winston P. Erickson. 61 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 61 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; 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/s6w68nw6
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Saipan, Battle of (Northern Mariana Islands : 1944)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1028339
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