DU Special Collections

Oral History Interview with David "Dave" Flaccus

Title:
Oral History Interview with David "Dave" Flaccus
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1984-07-10
Type:
Sound Recording
Description:
David Flaccus describes his experiences as a smokejumper during World War Two from 1943 through 1945 through the Civilian Public Service program (CPS). He discusses training at Seeley Lake, Montana, fire jumps in Idaho, the financial problems experienced by the conscientious objectors, and the moral obligation they felt to succeed as smokejumpers.