Ben Bahlmann interview with Eldon R. Child

Ben Bahlmann interview with Eldon R. Child

Dates: 1999 June 17

Typescript of a interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 17 June 1999. The audiocassettes from which the interview was transcribed were retained my Bahlmann. Child talks about his training as a pilot for the Army Air Corps, his service on B-17 aircraft, his deployment to England, and his combat missions over Europe during World War II.

  • Extent: 44 p. 1 interview
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Child, Eldon R.
  • Call Number: MSS 3027
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
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 3027; Ben Bahlmann interview with Eldon R. Child; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3027, 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--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Interviews
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS3027
Finding Aid Title
Bahlmann (Ben) interview with Eldon R. Child
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Child was a resident of Mapleton, Utah, at the time of the interview. Child served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.



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