Kenneth Roth describes his experiences as a smokejumper from 1946 to 1950, including training at the Nine Mile Ranger Station in Montana, jumping out of McCall, Idaho, and working with other veterans of World War Two. He also talks about his career as a pilot for Johnson Flying Service dropping smokejumpers, cargo, and water on forest fires, as well as flying a helicopter for rescue work.
Smokejumpers West (United States) Biography; Smokejumping West (United States) History; Air pilots West (United States); Airdrop
Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (48 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (17 p. : 28 cm.)
Roth, Kenneth, "Kenneth Roth Interview, July 12, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-092.