Ace Glen Nielsen

Interviewee

Ace Glen Nielsen

Interviewer

Dan Hall

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Description

Ace Nielsen discusses becoming a smokejumper in 1946 after returning from World War Two. He describes training at the Nine Mile Ranger Station in Montana and being stationed in McCall, Idaho from 1946 to 1948. Nielsen recalls his experiences fighting fires. He also talks about the other military veterans who served as smokejumpers and the social aspect of the program.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Idaho History; Smokejumping Social aspects

Original Date

7-21-1984

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 133-076

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (55 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (16 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:53:19 minutes

Local Filename

OH_133_076.mp3; OH_133_076.pdf

Ace Glen Nielsen
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