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World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Keith Melville interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331198]
Identifier: MSS SC 3187
Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview conducted by R. Scott Windhorst for the Ray Hillam war project. This interview has been combined with a previous talk given by Dr. Melville to a 379R Political Science class, taught by Dr. Hillam. It concerns his experiences as a B-17 bomber pilot, during World War II. We will start this interview by having Dr. Melville explain the conditions that got him involved in the war.

Dates: 1985

My life story

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2992
Scope and Contents Recalls his early life in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Twin Falls, Idaho; farming; attendance at Albion State Normal School, 1935-1937, Utah State University, 1946-1949, and Northern Colorado University, 1949-1951; teaching elementary school in Declo, Idaho, 1937-1942; service in U.S. Air Force during World War II; marriage; employment as academic dean and professor of education psychology at Peru State Teacher's College (Nebraska) 1951-1954; employment in counseling center and Department of...
Dates: 1983-1999

Rory Reid interview with Lawrence H. Johnson

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3028
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview by Rory Reid on 26 Jan. 1985 for Dr. Hillam's War Project at Brigham Young University. Also included is the reel-to-reel sound tape from which the interview was transcribed. Johnson talks about joining the Army Air Corps, his training, and his combat missions in the Pacific area.

Dates: 1985 January 26

Thomas B. Toyn papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337567]
Identifier: MSS 2743
Scope and Contents

Diary, autobiography, photographs, newspaper clippings, and histories. The typescript of his diary covers 7 February 1943 to 10 January 1944 while Toyn served as a fighter pilot. Also included is information on his life and service in the United States Air Force.

Dates: 1943-2000

Ted Weaver interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331339]
Identifier: MSS SC 3176
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Martin Peterson on 26 Jan. 1985 for the Ray Hillam military history project. Weaver was from Idaho when he was drafted into the United States Army in 1941 and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He later served with the Army Air Corps as a cadet. People respected his Mormon ethics when he refused to drink alcohol with them. He was deployed in England in 1944. He said 25% of the planes were being shot down on each...
Dates: 1985 January 26