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Title Ernest A. Mettenet, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, June 22, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 665
Alternative Title Ernest A. Mettenet, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Mettenet, Ernest A., 1925-2007
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-06-22
Date Digital 2015-12-16
Access Rights I acknowledge and agree that all information I obtain as a result of accessing any oral history provided by the University of Utah's Marriott Library shall be used only for historical or scholarly or academic research purposes, and not for commercial purposes. I understand that any other use of the materials is not authorized by the University of Utah and may exceed the scope of permission granted to the University of Utah by the interviewer or interviewee. I may request permission for other uses, in writing to Special Collections at the Marriott Library, which the University of Utah may choose grant, in its sole discretion. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold the University of Utah and its Marriott Library harmless for and against any actions or claims that relate to my improper use of materials provided by the University of Utah.
Spatial Coverage France; Belgium; Germany
Subject Mettenet, Ernest A., 1925-2007--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; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945--Personal narratives, American; Hürtgen Forest, Battle of, Germany, 1944--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Battle of the Bulge
Description Transcript (41 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Ernest A. Mettenet on June 22, 2004. From tape number 665 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Mettenet (b. 1925) enlisted in the army in June 1943, and was assigned to the 99th Infantry Division, 394th Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, D Company (1st Army). He shipped for Europe in September 1944 and crossed the channel in October. His unit landed at LeHavre, then moved into Belgium. He describes his unit's actions, including participation in the Battle of the Bulge. In January 1945 he joined the 3rd Army when crossing the Remagen Bridge. He discusses the push through Germany and occupation duty after the war. He returned to the United States in January 1946 and was discharged as a First Sergeant. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 41 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 41 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/s6nw1m97
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Hürtgen Forest, Battle of (Germany : 1944); Ardennes, Battle of the (1944-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2017-05-02
ID 1034656
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6nw1m97

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Title Page 32
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Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1034646
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6nw1m97/1034646