William LaMonte Robison, Murray, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 1, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 675

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Title William LaMonte Robison, Murray, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 1, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 675
Alternative Title William LaMonte Robison, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Robison, William LaMonte, 1920-2011
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-07-01
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Philippines; Japan
Subject Robison, William LaMonte, 1920-2011--Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Radar observation; Army Air Corps; Rescue operations; USS Indianapolis
Description Transcript (48 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Richard W. Johnson on June 3, 2004. From tape number 654 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Mr. Robison was born May 31, 1920, in Salt Lake City, Utah. His father farmed in Rupert, Idaho. Mont worked as a bookkeeper before enlisting in the Army Air Corps in March 1944. He received basic training at Sheppard Field, Texas, and attended radio operator mechanics school at Scott Field, Illinois. He was sent to Biloxi, Mississippi, to train with PBYs and shipped to California to crew up with a rescue squad. He was then shipped to Luzon, Philippines. He discusses his experiences, inluding dropping lifeboats to survivors of the USS Indianapolis and flying with bombers to provide rescue, when necessary. He participated in occupation duty in Japan before his discharge in 1945. Mr. Robison became a licensed CPA and co-owned the firm of Robison, Hill & Company for over fifty years. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 30 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 30 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/s6jx0h00
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1033188
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6jx0h00
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