DU Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Wendy Kamm

Title:
Oral History Interview with Wendy Kamm
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1984-11-30
Type:
Sound Recording
Description:
Wendy Kamm discusses being one of the first three women smokejumpers at the Missoula, Montana base in 1982. She describes the training and the injuries she sustained, and compares fighting fires in Alaska to Montana. Kamm talks about the psychological and emotional harassment by male smokejumpers that she endured, as well as strength she felt it took to be a female smokejumper.