Charles "Milo" McLeod
Colonel Joe Upshaw discusses the history of the National Guard in Montana, specifically in the years immediately leading up to and following the United States’ involvement in World War II. Upshaw talks about participating in a National Guard company in Chinook, MT, and he describes the various companies throughout Montana as well. He discusses recruiting practices, the daily life of National Guard members, and various aspects of the National Guard administration in Montana. Upshaw also recounts the sequence of events that led to the National Guard being activated in World War II. He describes how the various companies were reconstituted following the war.
National Guard of the United States; World War II; National Guard, Chinook, Montana; Soldiers, Montana; Soldier life
Military History of Montana Oral History Project, OH 150, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (10 p.: 28 cm.)
Upshaw, Joe, "Joe Upshaw Interview, June 1, 1985" (1985). Military History of Montana Oral History Project. 1.