Ben Bahlmann interview Eugene F. Carter

Ben Bahlmann interview Eugene F. Carter

Dates: 1999

Typescript of a interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 29 Oct. 1999 in Provo, Utah. Bahlmann retained the audiocassettes from which the typescript was made. Carter talks about his early life and the death of his parents. He also tells about his military experiences. He served as a gunner for B-24 bombers and was deployed in North Africa. He was on 61 combat missions over southern Europe, was shot down in the Mediterranean Sea on one occasion, and observed the operations of the black market in Italy during the war.

  • Extent: 1 folder (30 pages)
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Carter, Eugene F., 1915
  • Call Number: MSS 3012
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Eugene F. Carter 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 3012; Ben Bahlmann interview Eugene F. Carter; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3012, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated by Ben Bahlmann to the office of Special Collections.
Subject Terms
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
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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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Finding Aid Title
Carter (Eugene F.) 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

Carter was a resident of Provo, Utah, who served with the Army Air Corps during World War II.

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