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Omaha Folklore Project: Recording of Tech Sgt Almon Tibbetts, Interview Date: circa 1975-1980, Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au064
Scope and Contents

The interview of Technical Sargeant Almon Tibbetts was conducted by UNO student Deanna Dubbs in the 1970s. Tibbetts fought in World War II serving with the United States Air Force. Tibbetts detailed the regions and cities his unit invaded from North Africa through Italy, France, and then into Germany. He shared that German fighter planes flying overhead with their landing wheels down was a sign of surrender. Tibbetts stated he would not wish any of his children to ever have to see war.

Dates: Interview Date: circa 1975-1980; Date Digitized: 2/10/2017