Ben Bahlmann interview with Carl H. Egan

Ben Bahlmann interview with Carl H. Egan

Dates: 1999 February 14

Typescript of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 14 Feb. 1999 in Bountiful, Utah. The audiocassettes from which the interview was transcribed were retained by Bahlmann. Egan talks about his experiences in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He trained as a pilot and was sent to England. He flew 62 combat missions over Europe in a P-38 Lightning aircraft.

  • Extent: 47 p. 1 interview
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Egan, Carl H.
  • Call Number: MSS 3023
  • 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 3023; Ben Bahlmann interview with Carl H. Egan; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3023, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to the office of Special Collections by Ben Bahlmann.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ben Bahlmann.
Subject Terms
Lightning (Fighter plane); Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; 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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Bahlmann (Ben) interview with Carl H. Egan
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Egan was living in Bountiful, Utah, at the time of the interview. He served with the Army Air Corps in Europe during World War II.

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