Herb Fischer and Robert Reid reminisce about the rookie smokejumper class of 1957 in Missoula, Montana, and about their fire jumps across the western United States. They also discuss project work, the future of the smokejumper program, injuries, and a plane crash at the Moose Creek Ranger Station in August 1959.
Smokejumpers West (United States) Biography; Smokejumping West (United States) History
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 (66 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (22 p. : 28 cm.)
Fischer, Herb and Reid, Robert E., "Herb Fischer and Robert E. Reid Interview, July 22, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-089.