Melvin S. Larsen, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, May 7, 2005: Saving the legacy tape no. 724

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Title Melvin S. Larsen, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, May 7, 2005: Saving the legacy tape no. 724
Alternative Title Melvin S. Larsen, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Larsen, Melvin S., 1922-2013
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2005-05-07
Date Digital 2015-09-16
Access Rights I acknowledge and agree that all information I obtain as a result of accessing any oral history provided by the University of Utah's Marriott Library shall be used only for historical or scholarly or academic research purposes, and not for commercial purposes. I understand that any other use of the materials is not authorized by the University of Utah and may exceed the scope of permission granted to the University of Utah by the interviewer or interviewee. I may request permission for other uses, in writing to Special Collections at the Marriott Library, which the University of Utah may choose grant, in its sole discretion. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold the University of Utah and its Marriott Library harmless for and against any actions or claims that relate to my improper use of materials provided by the University of Utah.
Spatial Coverage Denmark; Belgium; France; Germany; Czechoslovakia; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Larsen, Melvin S., 1922-2013--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy--Personal narratives, American
Keywords ROTC; D-Day
Description Transcript (29 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Melvin S. Larsen on May 7, 2005. This is from tape number 724 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Melvin S. Larsen (b. 1922) details his genealogy and family history. His father served as a Mission President in Denmark for the LDS Church and Larsen received his primary education in Danish schools. He attended West High in Salt Lake City and was in ROTC before being drafted into the army. He was assigned to the 87th Infantry Division and was part of the D-Day invasion. He fought in Belgium, France, Germany, and Czechoslovakia. He received five Purple Hearts and returned to the United States in 1945. 29 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 29 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Cedar Gonzalez; Anna Neatrour; Ken Rockwell
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s63797x8
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1018438
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