Rueben Joseph Farnsworth, St. George, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, August 19, 2006: Saving the Legacy tape no. 764 & 765

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Title Rueben Joseph Farnsworth, St. George, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, August 19, 2006: Saving the Legacy tape no. 764 & 765
Alternative Title Rueben Joseph Farnsworth, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Farnsworth, Rueben Joseph, 1924-2007
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2006-08-19
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage England, United Kingdom; Germany; Korea
Subject Farnsworth, Rueben Joseph, 1924-2007--Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American
Description Transcript (41 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Rueben Joseph Farnsworth on August 19, 2006. From tape number 764 and 765 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Farnsworth (b. 1924) enlisted in the Army Air Corps in October 1942. His basic training took place in Santa Ana, California. He received primary flight training at Thunderbird Air Force Base in Chandler, Arizona, and training for the B-17 in Texas and New Mexico. He joined the 8th Air Force, 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron, in England, where he flew 35 missions over Europe. Upon completion of his tour he was sent to Nellis Air Force Base where he served as provost marshal. He was discharged at the end of the war but stayed on in the Reserves. He was called up for active duty in Korea, where he was stationed at Pyongyang and Seoul. Following his overseas duty he was reassigned to Hill Air Force Base, where he was discharged in 1953. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 41 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 41 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/s6379bqt
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Aerial--American
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1035306
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