Riley L. Newton, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, October 9, 2001: Saving the Legacy tape no. 395

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Title Riley L. Newton, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, October 9, 2001: Saving the Legacy tape no. 395
Alternative Title Riley L. Newton, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Newton, Riley L., 1925-
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2001-10-09
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Korea; Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, United States
Subject Newton, Riley L., 1925- --Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; Bomber pilots--Biography; Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Army Air Corps; Bombardier; Radar instructor
Description Transcript (42 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Riley L. Newton, on October 9, 2001. From tape number 395 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Mr. Newton was born June 11, 1925, in Monroe, Utah. He discusses growing up years, schooling, family and the Depression. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in May 1943. Received basic training at Amarillo, Texas, and tells of his experiences there. Additional training as follows: pre-flight at Altus, Oklahoma; Sherman, Texas, for college training at Austin College; San Antonio for pilot cadet training; training as bombardier, including on the Norden Bombsight; Victorville, California, for radar training. Following training, he was assigned to Williams Field, Phoenix, Arizona, as a radar instructor. He was discharged in November 1945, although he elected to stay in the Reserves. He was called up for service during the Korean conflict and served for 2 years flying as a bombardier in B-29s. Mr. Newton graduated from the University of Utah and worked as an educator and administrator for the Granite School District. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 42 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 42 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/s6z62r3g
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Aerial--American; Bomber pilots; Korean War (1950-1953)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1033453
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