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Title Donaldson B. Robbins, Midvale, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 8, 2006: Saving the Legacy tape no. 761
Alternative Title Donaldson B. Robbins, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Robbins, Donaldson B., 1921-2013
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2006-07-08
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; Germany; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Robbins, Donaldson B., 1921-2013--Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Artillery operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American; Hürtgen Forest, Battle of, Germany, 1944--Personal narratives, American; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Battle of the Bulge
Description Transcript (36 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Donaldson B. Robbins on July 8, 2006. Part of the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Robbins (b. 1921) graduated from the University of Utah (where he was in the ROTC program) in 1943 and was sent to OCS in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He was assigned to the 83rd Infantry Division, 908th Field Artillery Battalion, as a forward observer. He provides a detailed description of his duties and experiences. He received both a Bronze and Silver Star. Following the war he served in occupied Czechoslovakia until November 1945 when he was sent to Reims, France.Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 36 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 36 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/s6wh4s4k
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Artillery--American; Ardennes, Battle of the (1944-1945); Hürtgen Forest, Battle of (Germany : 1944)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1035657
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6wh4s4k

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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6wh4s4k/1035651