Charles Whitt describes his one season, 1946, working as a smokejumper out of McCall, Idaho, with particular emphasis on fire jumps and resulting injuries, as well as the social life. He also talks about working primarily with fellow military veterans and the camaraderie that developed among them.
Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Idaho History; Smokejumpers Training of; Smokejumping Idaho Social aspects; Smokejumping Accidents; Forest fires Idaho
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 (79 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (20 p. : 28 cm.)
Whitt, Charles R., "Charles R. Whitt Interview, July 21, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-115.