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Roger James Olson Collection

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Roger James Olson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Roger James Olson
State of Birth:
WA
Home State:
WA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
VMFA-323 (Marine Fighter Attack Squadron), 3rd Marine Air Wing
Location of Service
Camp Pendleton, California; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); New Hebrides; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as an aircraft mechanic.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Computer File: DVD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Contributor:
Roger James Olson
Contributor:
Jack Sigler
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.80124
Subjects:
Olson, Roger James
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Roger James Olson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.80124), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 7/17/2012
 

 

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