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Randy Christensen interview of Grant Ash

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3062

Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview conducted by Randy Christiansen for Hillam's War Project. Also included is the audiocassette from which the interview was transcibed. Ash talks about flying combat missions in World War II over Romania, Germany, and other parts of Europe. He flew the B-24 bomber. He was also shot down and captured. Ash talks about his experiences as a prisoner of war held by Germany.


  • 1985


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 Randy Christensen interview of Grant Ash must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Ash served for the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.


41 p. (1 interview)

1 sound cassettes

Language of Materials


Custodial History

These materials were found in the receptionist's area of the office of Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; reception area of Special Collections.


Illustrates an LDS soldier's experience in wartime. Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Randy Christensen interview of Grant Ash
Geoff McLaughlin
2010 June 30
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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