DU Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Aubrey Garber

Title:
Oral History Interview with Aubrey Garber
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1984-07-21
Type:
Sound Recording
Description:
Aubrey Garber describes his serving as a smokejumper during World War Two because of his conscientious objector status. He talks about the training and the Japanese fire bomb threat. Garber also recalls designing the smokejumpers emblem, working a lookout after breaking his hand, and surveying in Oregon. He shares his experiences working in the backcountry.