Fritz Koepp Interview
Kim Elise Taylor
Download Transcript of Fritz Koepp Interview (1.3 MB)
Fritz Koepp describes training at Cave Junction, Oregon, and jumping in Redding, California, in 1957 and 1958. He reminisces about other smokejumpers and relationships among them, as well as the socializing they did during their downtime. Koepp also describes project work and fire procedures, such as let downs and packouts.
The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.
Smokejumpers Northwest Pacific Biography; Smokejumping Northwest Pacific History; Smokejumpers Training of; Smokejumping Social aspects
Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (63 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (20 p. : 28 cm.)
Koepp, Fritz, "Fritz Koepp Interview" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection. OH 133-057.