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Title Earl S. Jarrett, Nephi, Utah: an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann, November 7, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape no. 632
Alternative Title Earl S. Jarrett, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Jarrett, Earl S., 1925-2012
Contributor Bahlmann, Benjamin J.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-11-07
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Philippines; Okinawa, Japan
Subject Jarrett, Earl S., 1925-2012--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; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island--Personal narratives, American
Description Transcript (75 pages) of an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann with Earl S. Jarrett on November 7, 2002. From tape number 632 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Jarrett (b. 1925) was born in Nephi, Utah, and had a rural childhood, working on his father's farm. There were eight children in his family, all in a small two room house with no electricity or running water. Mr. Jarrett married in March of 1944, knowing that he would probably have to go into the service. He began his military service in August of 1944. After basic training and training as a basic infantryman, he was sent to Leyte Island, The Philippines. He fought against almost no resistance. Next he went to Ie Shima, where again there wasn't much resistance and then to Okinawa where there was very strong resistance. He was wounded on his 30th day on Okinawa and evacuated to, first Hawaii and then to San Francisco, CA. He was separated from the service in September 1945. Mr. Jarrett goes into some detail about his reflections at the end of the war, and about actions he'd participated in. He was also affected by the war for many years. Interviewed by Benjamin Bahlmann. 75 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 75 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/s66995m1
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1034517
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