Steven L. Sorensen, April 14, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Frances Merrill

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Title Steven L. Sorensen, April 14, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Frances Merrill
Alternative Title Steven L. Sorensen, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Sorensen, Steven L., 1947-
Contributor Merrill, Frances; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-04-14
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Hawaii; Philippines; Japan; Guam; British Columbia, Canada; Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States;; Vietnam
Subject Sorensen, Steven L., 1947- --Interviews; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; United States--Coast Guard--Biography; United States--Navy--Biography; Veterans--United States--Biography
Keywords Navy Reserve; Coast Guard; Desert Shield
Description Transcript (26 pages) of an interview by Frances Merrill with Steven L. Sorensen on April 14, 2004. Part of the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Sorensen (b. 1947) joined the Coast Guard and was stationed aboard the and the . After ten years with the Guard he joined the Navy and was assigned recruiting responsibilities in Salt Lake City. He later attended OCS and was commissioned in 1981. His military career spanned twenty years active duty and six years in the Reserves. He retired in 1991. He served in a variety of locations, including Hawaii, the Philippines, Japan, Guam, British Columbia, the Aleutian Islands, and Vietnam. Assigned to Naval Beach Group One, he was present during Desert Shield. Interviewed by Frances Merrill. 26 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 26 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/s641905r
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; Vietnam War (1961-1975)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1031665
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