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Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3059
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview conducted by Stan Burnett on 31 Jan. 1985. Also included is the audiotape from which the item was transcribed. Farnworth talks about his experiences in World War I and about being shipped to France where he worked in the city of Brest. He was there when the war ended guarding German prisoners. When the Germans heard that the war was over, "they threw their mess kits in the air and they threw their hats in the air. Then they began to dance. They were tickled...
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Identifier: MSS SC 3191
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Stan Burnett on 31 Jan. 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Farnworth was inducted into the military at Camp Fremont, California. He contracted influenza in 1918. He served as a guard in France, and went to Camp Lincoln after the war to guard Afro-Americans. Farnworth was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He had five cousins that also served in the war, and two of them died. He said that he and his brother received...
Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3189
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Stan Burnett on 7 February 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Fernstedt enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1962, he seved in Dominican Republic in 1965, and requested a transfer to Vietnam. "Most of the men we had killed or wounded, were killed or wounded by accident or the stupidity of our own people and leaders." He told about his combat experiences including operation Osage. He stated that many people close to him were killed. He was...