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Smith, Hershell A.: my Army recollections
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- Sound recording
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CA UVICARCH SC104-XXIII-188
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September 2, 1982 (Creation)
- Bell, Chris
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2 sound recordings (MP3)
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Item is part of the Reginald H. Roy collection of interviews.
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Item is an interview/narrative of Hershell A. Smith's experiences during World War II. Lieutenant-Colonel Smith, D.S.O., M.C., served with the Ontario Regiment (11th Armoured Regiment)and the Canadian Grenadier Guards (22nd Armoured Regiment). Interview took place on September 2, 1982 and August 30, 1983.
Digital sound recording in .wav format at 16 bits and 44 kHz. In .mp3 format at 56 kbps and 24 kHz.
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One original sound tape reel (ca. 74 min.) : 1 7/8 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 1 sound cassette copy : standard, mono. in Special Collections.
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This interview has been posted with the understanding that it may be used for research purposes only. Should the interviewee or their heirs have any objections to this interview being accessible on the Internet, it will be removed promptly.
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Contact UVic Special Collections for permission if using for other than research purposes: email@example.com
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The interview and summary can be accessed though the UVic Libraries' site: http://contentdm.library.uvic.ca:80/cdm/ref/collection/collection13/id/478
Special Collections holds an additional interview with Lt.-Col. Smith.
Transferred from audio reel to audio cassette between 1987-1997. Interview migrated to digital format for UVic Special Collections in 2010. Digitized by JF, technical and cataloguing metadata provided by JF and JP.
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- Smith, Hershell A., b. 1920 (Subject)
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Record added by JF, October 16, 2019.