Israel C. Wilson, Clearfield, Utah: an interview by Winston Erickson, July 9, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape no. 462

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Title Israel C. Wilson, Clearfield, Utah: an interview by Winston Erickson, July 9, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape no. 462
Alternative Title Israel C. Wilson, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Wilson, Israel C., 1922-
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-07-09
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Hawaii; Philippines; New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea; Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Subject Wilson, Israel C., 1922- --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
Keywords National Guard; Field artillery battalion
Description Transcript (31 pages) of an interview by Winston Erickson with Israel C. Wilson on July 9, 2002. From tape number 462 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Wilson (b. 1922) grew up in Bountiful, Utah. He discusses his family and his schooling years. In his senior year of high school he joined the Utah National Guard and was inducted into federal service in March 1941. He trained in San Louis Obispo, California before being sent to the Hawaiian Islands on the SS Maui. Mr. Wilson served in the First Battalion, 145th Field Artillery Regiment, later changed to the 213th Field Artillery Battalion, 40th Infantry Division. He describes his service time on the Hawaiian Islands. His group moved from the Hawaiian Islands to New Britain, then on to the Philippians. Mr. Wilson was discharged in August 1945. Interviewed by Winston Erickson. 31 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 31 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/s6jt1shc
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1032395
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