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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:

Ben Bahlmann interviews

Identifier: MSS 3006
Scope and Contents

Transcripts and audiocassette recordings of interviews with World War II veterans. Interviews were conducted by Ben Bahlmann between 1998 and 2000.

Dates: 1998-2000

G. Easton Brown interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331305]
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.

Dates: 1985 July 3

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.

Dates: 1985

United States Army Air Forces 90th Bomb Group collection on World War II

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3099
Scope and Contents

Collection includes two books, The Jolly Rogers and Asterperious, both copyright 1944, with information and propaganda about American bombing operations during the Second World War in the Southwest Pacific. Also included is a videorecording of CBS Sunday Morning from 7 May 1995, about the surrender of Germany.

Dates: 1944-1995

Life story of Agnes Howe Corbridge

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331479]
Identifier: MSS SC 3019
Scope and Contents Autobiography of Agnes Howe Corbridge contains memories of her childhood in Murray, Utah; church service; attendance at the University of Utah, 1934-1938; teaching at Preston High School (Idaho), 1938-1942; marriage; and travels. Autobiography of Ivan L. Corbridge contains memories of his childhood in Malad, Idaho; church service, including a Latter-day Saint Mission to Australia; service in the U.S. Air Force during World War II; attendance at Utah State University; and work as faculty at...
Dates: 1993

Sheldon P. Hayes navigational training kit

 File — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233627873]
Identifier: MSS 7653
Scope and Contents

Collection of military papers and equipment used to train naval airforce cadets in navigation techniques. The papers were published between 1939-1942 and later annotated by Sheldon P. Hayes. His reasons for collecting and annotating the materials are unknown.

Dates: 1939-1942

Morris R. Jeppson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7662
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs, news articles, correspondences, and histories of Morris R. Jeppson particularly the Enola Gay, flight crew, and friends. Contains personal and other historical photographs.

Dates: approximately 1922-2010

Carl DeVon Larsen biography and photograph

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3100
Scope and Contents

Biography and photograph of DeVon Carl Larsen.

Dates: approximately 1960-1970

Ray T. Matheny family papers

Identifier: MSS 8970
Scope and Contents Records and correspondence regarding Ray Matheny's World War II service in the Army Air Corps as a B-17 flight crew engineer, dating from 1942 to 2016. Also Matheny's research records regarding World War II relating to his service (1942-1944) and time as a POW at Stalag XVII-B (1944-1945). Later email correspondence generated in the 1990’s and early 2000’s regarding POW reunions and research for Matheny's book “Rite of Passage” is also present as well as papers and emails garnered from...
Dates: approximately 1929-2016

Ray T. Matheny interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331263]
Identifier: MSS SC 3195
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of interviews and oral histories probably recorded in 1983. Matheny flew on a B-17 on combat missions over France and Germany during World War II. He was shot down over Germany in January 1944 and was a prisoner of war until the end of the conflict.

Dates: 1983