Ben Bahlmann interview with Dwight G. Pattee

Ben Bahlmann interview with Dwight G. Pattee

Dates: 2000

Typescript of a interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 12 Feb. 2000. The audiocassettes, from which the interview was transcribed, were retained by Bahlmann. Pattee talks about his connections to the aircraft industry in the United States before the outbreak of World War II. He tells about his training as a pilot for the B-17 aircraft, his deployment to England, and his combat missions over Germany and other parts of Europe.

  • Extent: 1 item (37 p.)(0.07 linear ft.) : (1 interview)
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Pattee, Dwight G., 1917
  • Call Number: MSS 3037
  • 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 3037; Ben Bahlmann interview with Dwight G. Pattee; 20thCentury Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3037, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to the office of Special Collections by Ben Bahlmann.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ben Bahlmann.
Subject Terms
B-17 bomber; 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 Dwight G. Pattee
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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

Pattee was raised in Montana and was a resident of Holladay, Utah, at the time of the interview. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

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