Ben Bahlmann interview with James Brusatto

Ben Bahlmann interview with James Brusatto

Dates: 1999

Typescipt of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 7 March 1999 in Magna, Utah. Bahlmann retained the audiocassettes from which the interview was taken. Brusatto talks about his service in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He tells about his training as a gunner for a B-17 bomber in the ball turret. He flew 11 combat missions over Europe before he was shot down and was caputured by the Germans.

  • Extent: 1 item 62 p.
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Brusatto, James
  • Call Number: MSS 3010
  • 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 research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from James Brusatto 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 3010; Ben Bahlmann interview with James Brusatto; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3010, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to the office of Special Collections by Ben Bahlmann.
Subject Terms
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
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
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Brusatto (James) interview
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Finding aid prepared by Lucy Brimhall
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-20T04:08-0600
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Biographical History

Brusatto was a resident of Magna, Utah, at the time of the interview, and he was a veteran of World War II.

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