Mark L. Abbott, American Fork, Utah: an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann, April 5, 2001: Saving the Legacy tape nos. 383 - 385

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Title Mark L. Abbott, American Fork, Utah: an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann, April 5, 2001: Saving the Legacy tape nos. 383 - 385
Alternative Title Mark L. Abbott, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Abbott, Mark L., 1923-2013
Contributor University of Utah. American West Center; Bahlmann, Benjamin J.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2001-04-05
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage American Samoa; Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands; Tarawa Atoll, Kiribati; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands; Camp Pendleton, San Diego County, California, United States
Subject Abbott, Mark L., 1923-2013--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; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Marine Corps
Description Transcript (106 pages) of an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann with Mark L. Abbott on April 5, 2001. From tape numbers 383, 384, and 385 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Abbott (b. 1923) recalls his childhood in Sutherland, Utah. He joined the Marine Corps in November 194 and took basic training in California. He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, 8th Marines, 8th Regiment, E Company. He served in American Samoa and took part in battles on Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, and Tinian. He later became part of a combat training group at Camp Pendleton. Interviewed by Benjamin Bahlmann. 106 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 106 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/s65h9jc6
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Guadalcanal, Battle of (Solomon Islands : 1942-1943)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2017-05-02
ID 1033561
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