Ben Bahlmann interview with Paul F. Jenkel

Ben Bahlmann interview with Paul F. Jenkel

Dates: 1999

Typescript of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 18 June 1999 in Bountiful, Utah. Bahlmann retained the audiocassettes from which the interview was transcribed. Jenkel talks about serving with the United States Army in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska and about his transfer to the Army Air Corps. He became a pilot and flew B-17 bombers over Germany and other areas of Germany starting in November of 1944.

  • Extent: 1 item (70 p.)(0.08 linear ft.) : (1 interview)
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Jenkel, Paul F.
  • Call Number: MSS 3016
  • 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 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 3016; Ben Bahlmann interview with Paul R. Jenkins; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3016, 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--Campaigns--Alaska--Aleutian Islands; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
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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 Paul F. Jenkel
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
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Biographical note

Jenkel was a resident of Bountiful, Utah, at the time of this interview. He served in the United States Army during World War II.

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