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Alma Sonne account and photograph, before 2000

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 40
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 3 File 105

Scope and Contents

File contains materials related to the service of Alma Sonne in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. Materials contain very detailed account of Alma Sonne's combat experiences during the Battle of Iwo Jima titled "How I survived IWO JIMA". He discusses how his platoon made the initial landing and served on the front lines throughout the battle. Includes photocopied photograph of Sonne in his dress uniform. Also contains the portion of his autobiography titled "War Years." Dated before 2000.


  • before 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Saints at War Project records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


1 folder



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States