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Dixie Van Orman interview with Dallas Christensen

Dixie Van Orman interview with Dallas Christensen

Dates: 1985 March 7

Typescript of an interview conducted by Dixie Van Orman on 7 March 1985 for Hillam's War Project at Brigham Young University. The item was transcribed from the included sound tape. Christensen talks about his training and his deployment to Europe in 1944. He first saw combat in the Battle of the Bulge and participated in an air drop behind the Rhine River in Germany in 1945.

  • Extent: 2 items (0.05 linear ft.) : (1 interview, 23 p.)(1 reel-to-reel sound tape)
  • Creator: Christensen, Dallas. -- Van Orman, Dixie
  • Call Number: MSS 3031
  • 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.
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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 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 3031; Dixie Van Orman interview with Dallas Christensen; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3031, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were found in the receptionist's area of the office of Special Collections.
Subject Terms
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945; Colleges and Universities; Education; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Germany; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Audiotapes; 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).
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Finding Aid Title
Orman (Dixie Van) interview with Dallas Christensen
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Christensen was an officer with U.S. Army Airborne troops during World War II.

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