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Title

C.J. "Buck" Stucky Interview

Interviewee

C. J. Stucky

Interviewer

Beverly Buckner

Files

Download Transcript of C.J. Stucky Interview (1.5 MB)

Description

C.J. “Buck” Stucky relates experiences from his two seasons working as a smokejumper in Missoula, Montana, from 1954 to 1955. He describes the smokejumper training and credits squad leaders like Norm Allen for preparing him for the job. Stucky also talks about how military units, such as the 82nd Airborne, trained with the smokejumpers, and how both organizations were able to learn jumping techniques from each other.

The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumpers Training of

Original Date

7-20-1984

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use of this item. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 133-102

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (27 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_102.pdf

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