World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Typed autobiography. Warner graduated from East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1942 and began classes at the University of Utah that year. She graduated in 1946. She married Don Warner in 1959.
Typescipt of an interview taken from the included audiocassette. The interview as conducted by Richard Weeks on 3 Feb. 1985. Clyde E. Weeks talks about his youth and about his decision to join the Marine Corps at age 17. He describes his training and his experiences in combat while attacking three different islands in the Pacific. One of the islands was Guam.
Typescript of an interview conducted by Frank Whitaker on 29 Jan. 1985 for Hillam's War Project at Brigham Young University. Haines talks about his training in the United States Army, his deployment to combat in October 1944 as a platoon leader, and his participation in the battles of the Hurtgen Forest and the Bulge. He was severely wounded by machine gun fire on 13 Jan. 1945.
Typescript of an interview taken from the included sound tapes. The interview was conducted by Frank Whitaker on 3 March 1985 for Ray Hillam's War Project. Lincoln Whitaker was from Ogden, Utah, and was drafted into the United States Army in January 1944. He landed in Normandy, France, about 25 days after D-Day. He first saw action in Gilenchirchen, Germany, and describes his many combat experiences.
Briefly describes his U.S. Army service during World War II; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission in Tahiti, 1946-1948; attendance at BYU; marriage; teaching high school; teaching at BYU Laboratory School and the College of Education; travels; and his family.
Typescript of an interview conducted by Albert Winkler of Brigham Young University's office of Special Collections on 4 May 2001 in Cox's home in Ogden, Utah. Cox talks about his experiences as a Marine during World War II. He was a lieutenant of artillery on Saipan Island during the battle. He and his men were involved in repulsing a banzai attack by the Japanese and in the destruction of two enemy tanks.
Typescript of an interview taken from the included cassette tape. Albert Winkler interviewed Rawson on 14 Oct. 1999 at his home in Orem, Utah, for the office of Special Collections at Brigham Young University. Rawson tells about his experiences during the battle of Iwo Jima. He says that his faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was essential to his survival.