Felix S. Torres, Sandy, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, June 25, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 669

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Title Felix S. Torres, Sandy, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, June 25, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 669
Alternative Title Felix S. Torres, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Torres, Felix S., 1926-2010
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-06-25
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage France; Belgium; Germany
Subject Torres, Felix S., 1926-2010--Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American; Hürtgen Forest, Battle of, Germany, 1944--Personal narratives, American; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945--Personal narratives, American; Germany--History--1945-1955
Keywords Battle of the Bulge; German Allied occupation
Description Transcript (30 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Felix S. Torres on June 25, 2004. From tape number 669 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Torres (b. 1926) was drafted in June 1944 and took basic training at Fort Carson, Colorado. He was shipped to Europe at the time of the "Bulge" as an artillery machine gunner in the 8th Infantry Division, 28th Infantry Regiment, Company H. Torres recalls his first battle in Hurtgen Forest and describes occupation duty in Berlin following the war. He was discharged in May 1946, and served in the reserves for twelve years.Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 30 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 30 pages
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
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/s6rn59w5
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Hürtgen Forest, Battle of (Germany : 1944); Ardennes, Battle of the (1944-1945)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2017-05-02
ID 1033410
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6rn59w5
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