Ben Bahlmann interview with John W. Jones

Ben Bahlmann interview with John W. Jones

Dates: 1999

Typescript of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 28 Oct. 1999. Bahlmann retained the audiocassettes from which the interview was transcribed. Jones talks about his training and about his service with the 11th Airborne Division during World War II. He was deployed to the Phillippines where he was engaged in combat with the Japanese.

  • Extent: 1 folder (51 pages)
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Jones, John W.
  • Call Number: MSS 3014
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John W. Jones 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 3014; Ben Bahlmann interview with John W. Jones; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3014, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to Ben Bahlmann to the office of Special Collections.
Subject Terms
United States. Army--Parachute troops; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Philippines; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
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Jones (John W.) 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

Jones was living in Orem, Utah, at the time of the interview. He served in the Army as a paratrooper during World War II.

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