Missing in action ninety-six days

Missing in action ninety-six days

Dates: 1944

Transcript of Missing in Action Ninety-Six Days journal entry, by Bryan Dell Cox. Starts 16 October 1944 in Stery, Austria, following Dell until he returns to the states. Includes four photocopies of photographs.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cox, Bryan Dell
  • Call Number: MSS 5924
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 5924; Missing in Action Ninety-Six Days; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 5924, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Betty Jo Ivie in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Betty Jo Ivie; 1989.
Subject Terms
Military; Politics, Government, and Law; Soldiers--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles; 19 September 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Missing in action ninety-six days
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles and Karen Glenn, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:52-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Bryan Dell Cox (1925-2009) served twenty years in the Air Force, including WWII and near Vietnam.

Bryan Dell Cox was born 29 January 1925 in Provo, Utah. He grew up in West Provo and served in WWII. He was shot down in German-occupied Yugoslavia and was rescued by German resistance fighters. They traveled mostly on foot to Hungary, then on train to Romania where Cox was finally flown home. He served a total of twenty years in the Air Force, including near Vietnam and was awarded a Purple Heart. He married Kay Hanegan. He died on December 30, 2008.

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