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Document Details


Title: Lawrence E. Ranta
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of British Columbia. Library, University Archives & Records Management Services
Collection: Armed Forces at University of British Columbia Oral History Collection
Series: Item 3 of Series Lawrence E. Ranta
Description: 1. C.O.T.C. relations with local units, annual C.O.'s meetings, integration, comparison of Liberal and Conservative policies, General George Pearkes, becomes C.O., U.N.T.D., implementing integration. 2. Financial reasons for disbandment, campus mood 1960s, Canadian forces and defense policy, nuclear age, peace keeping, C.O.T.C. Training 1960s, distinguished visitors, annual dinners, praise for naval units.
Extent: 22 pages
URL: http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/military/UBC%20AT%20191%20Lawrence%20E%20Ranta.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1973 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ranta, Lawrence E., 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker place of birth: Toronto, ON; Ontario; Canada; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 08-Aug-1973
Interviewer: Specht
Organizations discussed: Canada. Army; Canada. Navy
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: British Columbia; Canada; North America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: British Columbia; Canada; Canada. Army; Canada. Navy; Canada--Armed Forces; North America; Oral history; Soldiers; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1914-1918--Veterans; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029359-32559