Ray Cope, Springville, Utah: an interview by Ben Bahlmann, February 1, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape nos. 485 & 486

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Title Ray Cope, Springville, Utah: an interview by Ben Bahlmann, February 1, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape nos. 485 & 486
Alternative Title Ray Cope, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Cope, Ray, 1924-
Contributor University of Utah. American West Center; Bahlmann, Benjamin J.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-02-01
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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 Philippines; New Guinea; Morotai Island, Indonesia
Subject Cope, Ray, 1924- --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
Description Transcript (81 pages) of an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann with Ray Cope on February 1, 2002. From tape numbers 485 and 486 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Cope (b. 1924) was born in Tropic, Utah. He discusses his childhood, work, the Depression and his schooling. He was drafted into the Army in July 1943 and received basic training at Fort Wolters, Texas. He was shipped overseas in June 1944 to New Guinea where he joined the 31st Infantry Division, 167th Infantry Regiment. Cope participated in the battle at Morotai Island before returning to New Guinea for guard duty. He later participated in the battle at Mindanao. After the war ended, he joined the 96th Infantry Division on Mindoro Island until he was discharged in February 1946. Interviewed by Ben Bahlmann. 81 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 81 pages
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
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/s6h1543d
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1031418
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6h1543d
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