Wes Nordgren, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, February 23, 2004: Saving the legacy tape no. 645

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Title Wes Nordgren, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, February 23, 2004: Saving the legacy tape no. 645
Alternative Title Wes Nordgren, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Nordgren, Wes, 1922-2015
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-02-23
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 San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States; Florida, United States
Subject Nordgren, Wes, 1922-2015--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
Description Transcript (26 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Wes Nordgren on February 23, 2004. This is from tape number 645 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Nordgren (b. 1922) joined the Navy early in 1941. He recounts the story of the rescue of a paratrooper whose chute had caught on the tail of a DC-3. He describes his flight training, meeting and marrying his wife, and his postwar service in the Reserves, and being a flight controller. 26 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 26 pages
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
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/s65f0r30
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Naval--American
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1023473
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s65f0r30
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