Ben Bahlmann interview with William B. Holman

Ben Bahlmann interview with William B. Holman

Dates: 1999

Typescript of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 27 Oct. 1999 in Orem, Utah. Bahlmann retained the audiocassettes from which the transciption was made. Holman talks about his training and service with the Army Air Corps. He participated in bombing missions from North Africa against targets in southern and eastern Europe. He was shot down and taken prisoner by the Germans.

  • Extent: 1 item (72 p.)(0.06 linear ft.) : (1 interview)
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Holman, William B., 1924
  • Call Number: MSS 3019
  • 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 3019; iBen Bahlmann interview with William B. Holman; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3019, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to the office of Special Collections by Ben Bahlman.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ben Bahlman.
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 William B. Holman
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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

Holman was a resident of Orem, Utah, at the time of the interview. He was born and raised in Santaquin, Utah. He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.

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