Ben Bahlmann interview with Parley W. Newman

Ben Bahlmann interview with Parley W. Newman

Dates: 1999 November 20

Typescript of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 20 Nov. 1999. The audiocassettes, from which this interview was transcribed, were retained by Bahlmann. Newman talks about his service as a paratrooper for the United States Army. He was stationed in New Guinea and was involved in a airborne assault in the Philippines.

  • Extent: 1 item (25 p.)(0.06 linear ft.) : (1 interview)
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Newman, Parley W., 1923
  • Call Number: MSS 3038
  • 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 3038; Ben Bahlmann interview with Parley W. Newman; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3038, 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--Campaigns--New Guinea; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Philippines; 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 Parley W. Newman
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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

Newman was born and raised in Ogden, Utah, and was a resident of Provo, Utah, at the time of the interview. Newman served in the United States Army during World War II as a paratrooper.

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