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G. Easton Brown interview

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3179

Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview conducted by Clayton Dahle on 3 July 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Brown served as a gunner for the United States Army Air Corps and flew combat missions against the Japanese. He was shot down and captured by the Japanese. Even though he was starved and tortured, he managed to survive. He said that the United States participation in World War II was justified.


  • 1985 July 3


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 G. Easton Brown interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Veteran of World War II.


1 item (23 p.)

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Custodial History

These materials were donated to the Special Collections by Ray Hillam in 1999.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Grant P. Skabelund; 1999 April 8.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of G. Easton Brown interview
Garrett Schroath
2011 February 23
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States