Ken Workman, Utah: an interview by Joel Calderon, July 28, 2003: Saving the Legacy tape no. 592

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Title Ken Workman, Utah: an interview by Joel Calderon, July 28, 2003: Saving the Legacy tape no. 592
Alternative Title Ken Workman, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Workman, Ken, 1922-2015
Contributor Calderon, Joel C.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2003-07-28
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Wales; France; Germany; Austria
Subject Workman, Ken, 1922-2015--Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy--Personal narratives, American
Description Transcript (15 pages) of an interview by Joel Calderon with Ken Workman on July 28, 2003. From tape number 592 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral" History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Workman was born in Vernal, Utah, and attended Carbon Junior College (now College of Eastern Utah) before being drafted into the army in December 1942. He was sent to Fort Custer, Michigan, for basic training and received additional training at various locations before being shipped to England in January 1944. His unit was sent to Wales to operate a petrol dump and run vehicle convoys. He landed in France on D-Day-plus-3 and joined the 3rd Army, 20th Corps. After the war Workman returned to the states for discharge and joined a Utah National Guard engineer combat group that was called up for active duty and stationed in Europe. He retired from the guard in 1982. Interviewed by Joel Calderon. 15 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 15 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/s6864jhx
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1028706
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