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Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Branch of Service: Army
  • Unit of Service: 113th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment (CIC), Headquarters 5th Army; 112th CIC Detachment, Headquarters 4th Army; 149th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion; Battery D, 752nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
  • Location of Service: Fort Holabird, Maryland; Japan; Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Fort Monroe, Virginia; Iceland; Camp Davis, North Carolina; El Paso, Texas; Hawaii; Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Iwo Jima; Pacific Theater
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant; Captain

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Aaron I. Sorrels, Jr. Collection
Interview / Recording

About this Item

Title

  • Aaron I. Sorrels, Jr. Collection

Names

  • Sorrels Jr., Aaron I.
  • Douglas County Libraries Archives and Local History
  • Gray, Annette
  • Belt, Barbara

State of Birth

  • OK

Home State

  • CO

Headings

  • -  Sorrels Jr., Aaron I.
  • -  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army.
  • -  Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal Narratives

Repository

  • Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Gender

  • Male

Status

  • Veteran

Service History

  • World War, 1939-1945

    • Branch of Service: Army
    • Unit of Service: 149th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion; Battery D, 752nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
    • Location of Service: Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Fort Monroe, Virginia; Iceland; Camp Davis, North Carolina; El Paso, Texas; Hawaii; Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Iwo Jima; Pacific Theater
    • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
    • Dates of Service: 1935-1956
    • Entrance into Service: Enlisted
    • Military Status: Veteran
  • Korean War, 1950-1953

    • Unit of Service: 113th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment (CIC), Headquarters 5th Army; 112th CIC Detachment, Headquarters 4th Army
    • Location of Service: Fort Holabird, Maryland; Japan; Fort Sam Houston, Texas
    • Highest Rank: Captain
    • Entrance into Service: Commissioned
    • Military Status: Veteran

Materials

  • Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [7 items] -- Typewritten document (collected 1940 - 1956)
  • Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document (collected 2005)
  • Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document (collected 2009)
  • Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 03/18/2005)
  • Photograph: Photographic print [18 items] -- Photograph (collected 1938 - 1996)
  • Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of manuscript (collected 03/18/2005)
  • Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] -- Typewritten document (collected 12/08/1941)
  • Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document (collected 08/12/1996)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/65011

Cite as

  • Aaron I. Sorrels, Jr. Collection (AFC/2001/001/65011), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • audio

Additional Metadata Formats

Rights & Access

Using VHP Material in Publication or Exhibition

The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress collects, preserves and makes accessible the firsthand recollections of U.S. military veterans who served from World War I through more recent conflicts and peacekeeping missions, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand what they saw, did and felt during their service. The Veterans History Project Collection includes oral histories along with documentary materials such as original letters, diaries, photographs, and memoirs.

Veterans and interviewers contribute these materials to the Library for scholarly and educational purposes, retaining any copyright they may hold. Therefore, permission must be obtained before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these materials should contact the Veterans History Project for assistance.

As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot give or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item from the Library’s collections and for securing any necessary permissions rests with persons desiring to use the item.

Please contact us with questions.

Obtaining Copies of VHP Materials

In order for VHP materials to be duplicated, we must receive written permission from the interviewee for you to obtain a copy of the recording unless the proposed use is limited to personal use, research, or other uses permissible by copyright law. If the interviewee is deceased, their next-of-kin may grant written permission.

Please contact VHP for assistance if you need to contact a veteran for permission to use their materials in exhibition or publication, or if you have received permission from the veteran and need access to high-resolution copies of VHP collection materials.

Citing VHP Materials

Please use the following formats when citing Veterans History Project materials (substituting the appropriate name and collection ID number).

Materials as a whole:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Memoirs (MS02), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Transcript (MS04), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Correspondence (MS01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Recording:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Audio recording (SR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Video recording (MV01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Photograph:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Photographs (PH01), photographer unknown, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Photographs (PH03-PH14), Ralph Williams photographer, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Computer file:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Computer file (CF01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Artifact (AR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Sorrels Jr., Aaron I, Douglas County Libraries Archives And Local History, Annette Gray, and Barbara Belt. Aaron I. Sorrels, Jr. Collection. 1935. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.65011/.

APA citation style:

Sorrels Jr, A. I., Douglas County Libraries Archives And Local History, Gray, A. & Belt, B. (1935) Aaron I. Sorrels, Jr. Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.65011/.

MLA citation style:

Sorrels Jr., Aaron I, et al. Aaron I. Sorrels, Jr. Collection. 1935. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.65011/>.