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Charles O. Olsen Collection

Charles O. Olsen Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Charles O. Olsen
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
MI
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Merchant Marine
Location of Service
Atlantic; Pacific; Africa; Persian Gulf; Middle East
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Olsen was assigned to the Merchant Marine under the Lend-Lease program. He also provided support and navigational aid to commercial ships supporting war effort overseas.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Vincent Manta
Contributor:
Vincent Manta
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/63677
Subjects:
Olsen, Charles O.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Merchant Marine.
Cite as:
Charles O. Olsen Collection
(AFC/2001/001/63677), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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