Ace Glen Nielsen
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Ace Nielsen discusses becoming a smokejumper in 1946 after returning from World War Two. He describes training at the Nine Mile Ranger Station in Montana and being stationed in McCall, Idaho from 1946 to 1948. Nielsen recalls his experiences fighting fires. He also talks about the other military veterans who served as smokejumpers and the social aspect of the program.
The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.
Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Idaho History; 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 (55 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (16 p. : 28 cm.)
Nielsen, Ace Glen, "Ace Glen Nielsen" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection. OH 133-076.