John A. Kennicott, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann, September 20, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape no. 540

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Title John A. Kennicott, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann, September 20, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape no. 540
Alternative Title John A. Kennicott, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Kennicott, John A., 1923-2008
Contributor University of Utah. American West Center; Bahlmann, Benjamin J.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-09-20
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage New Caledonia; Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands; Hawaii
Subject Kennicott, John A., 1923-2008--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
Keywords Marine Corps; Aircraft carriers
Description Transcript (46 pages) of an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann with John A. Kennicott on September 20, 2002. From tape number 540 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Kennicott (b. 1923) recalls his childhood in Des Plaines, Illinois, and describes his aviation training with the US Navy and Marine Corps. He was part of a replacement squadron formed in New Caledonia and saw action over Bougainville, where his group was eventually based prior to moving to the Solomon Islands. He was involved in carrier training in Hawaii when the war ended. He was discharged from San Francisco, California, and stayed in the Marine Reserves until 1965, achieving the rank of Major. Interviewed by Benjamin Bahlmann. 46 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 46 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/s6d240qv
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1035620
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