Robert Whaley relates anecdotes from the three years he worked as a smokejumper in Missoula, Montana, from 1956 to 1958. In particular, he describes the physical nature of the training, smokejumper equipment, and firefighting procedures and signals.
Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumpers Training of; Smokejumping Equipment and supplies
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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1 sound cassette (71 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (25 p. : 28 cm.)
Whaley, Robert, "Robert Whaley Interview, June 27, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-114.