Paul W. Levorsen, Murray, Utah: an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann, September 21, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape no. 541

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Title Paul W. Levorsen, Murray, Utah: an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann, September 21, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape no. 541
Alternative Title Paul W. Levorsen, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Levorsen, Paul W., 1922-2011
Contributor Bahlmann, Benjamin J.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-09-21
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage New Zealand; Tarawa Atoll, Kiribati; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Hawaii
Subject Levorsen, Paul W., 1922-2011--Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Artillery operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Marine Corps; Burial detail; Howitzer
Description Transcript (30 pages) of an interview by Benjamin Bahlmann with Paul W. Levorsen on September 21, 2002. From tape number 541 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Levorsen (b. 1922) was born in Magna, Utah. He joined the Marine Corps "Mormon Battalion of 1943" and took training in San Diego, California. He was based in New Zealand before joining combat in Tarawa and later Saipan. He briefly discusses his experiences. He was part of the 4th Battalion, Battery L, 10th Marines, 2nd Division. He returned to the US (North Carolina and Florida) for additional training before discharge when the war ended. Mr. Levorsen worked as a school teacher for his profession. Interviewed by Benjamin Bahlmann. 30 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 30 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; 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/s6t45w57
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1029863
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