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Richard Alfred Olsen Collection

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Richard Alfred Olsen Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard Alfred Olsen
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1948-1973
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Cabezon (SS 334); USS Catfish (SS 339); Submarine Squadron 1; USS Thresher (SSN 593)
Location of Service
California; Florida; New York; New Hampshire; Hawaii; Mediterranean
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Unit of Service
USS Grenadier (SS 525)
Location of Service
Key West, Florida
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was involved with the Cuban Missile Crisis.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Original photographic print [3 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Judith Kent
Interviewer:
William S. Kent
Contributor:
Judith Kent
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Flagler County Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/42631
Subjects:
Olsen, Richard Alfred
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Richard Alfred Olsen Collection
(AFC/2001/001/42631), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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