Foster R. Lamb, Holladay, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, September 10, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 711

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Title Foster R. Lamb, Holladay, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, September 10, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 711
Alternative Title Foster R. Lamb, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Lamb, Foster R., 1924-
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-09-10
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage England, United Kingdom; France; Germany
Subject Lamb, Foster R., 1924- --Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy--Personal narratives, American; Germany--History--1945-1955
Keywords D-Day; Occupation duty
Description Transcript (21 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Foster R. Lamb on September 10, 2004. From tape number 711 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Mr. Lamb was born on January 16, 1924, in Wales, Utah. He discusses his schooling, the family ranch and the Depression. He was drafted in May 1943 and worked repairing sheet metal on aircraft at Hill Air Force Base. He was shipped to England to an Air Corps base near Blackpool where he worked with the 8th and 9th Air Forces. He describes his work and activities relating to the D-Day invasion. He transferred to France until VE Day when he was sent to Erlangen, Germany, for occupation duty. He describes his activities there. He was discharged in March 1946. Mr. Lamb worked for the Federal government with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Reclamation. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 21 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 21 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/s6bc61m5
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1034403
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