Ben Bahlmann interview with Neldon Reid Bishop

Ben Bahlmann interview with Neldon Reid Bishop

Dates: 2000

Typescript of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 13 Jan. 2000. The tapes from which the interview was transcribed were retained by Bahlmann. Bishop talks about growing up in Sunnyside, Utah, and his work with the Civilian Conservation Corps. He also discusses his experiences training on B-17 bombers, his experiences with bombing missions over Europe, and his experiences as a prisoner of war after he was captured by the Germans.

  • Extent: 1 item (86 p.)(0.05 linear ft.) : (1 interview transcript)
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Bishop, Neldon Reid, 1923
  • Call Number: MSS 3009
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3009; Ben Bahlmann interview with Neldon Reid Bishop; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3009, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to the office of Special Collections by Ben Bahlmann.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ben Bahlmann.
Subject Terms
Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, German
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bahlmann (Ben) interview with Neldon Reid Bishop
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
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Biographical note

Resident of Orem, Utah, who served in the United States military during World War II.

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