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[The early years of smokejumping, 1942-1949] : [an interview with John Ferguson].

Author: John Ferguson; Floyd Cowles
Series: Smokejumpers oral history project, nos. 34/35.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : English
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Mr. Ferguson describes fires, training jumps, equipment modifications, changes in the cargo dropping system, the Mann Gulch fire, and the first fire death of a smokejumper in 1946.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Ferguson
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John Ferguson; Floyd Cowles
OCLC Number: 42568673
Notes: Oral history.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Performer(s): Floyd Cowles, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded July 21, 1984 by the interviewer.
Description: 2 audiocassettes (105 min.) : analog + 1 transcript + 1 tape counter index.
Series Title: Smokejumpers oral history project, nos. 34/35.

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Mr. Ferguson describes fires, training jumps, equipment modifications, changes in the cargo dropping system, the Mann Gulch fire, and the first fire death of a smokejumper in 1946.

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