William Yensen relates anecdotes of smokejumping from 1953 to 1984 at McCall, Idaho. He talks about his training and the duties of a rigger, and he describes several fire jumps in detail, including various injuries he and others sustained.
Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Idaho History; 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 (90 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (29 p. : 28 cm.)
Yensen, William, "William Yensen Interview" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH_133_120.