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Duff, Murray


Biographical History

Oral history interviewer in Utah.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Howard Allen Christy interview and responses to questions

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330240]
Identifier: MSS SC 3165
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Murray Duff on 29 March 1985 and responses to questions posed by Ray C. Hillam in November of 1985. Christy graduated from college in 1955 and joined the Marine Corps. He was commissioned a second lieutenant and retired from the Marines in 1975. Christy was in Hawaii when the Vietnam War broke out and was made a company commander of a rifle company in the 3rd Marine Division in Vietnam. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day...
Dates: 1985 March 29

John A. Duff interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330224]
Identifier: MSS SC 3167
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Murray Duff, son of John A. Duff, on 15 April 1985 for the Ray Hillam military history project. John A. Duff was stationed in Ft. Benning, Georgia, as an Army aviator before he was assigned to Vietnam in 1965. He served with the 197th Armed Helicopter Company and took over as a platoon commander. He told about his combat experiences, the various missions in which he participated, and the strategies employed. John A. Duff was a member of the Church...
Dates: 1985 April 15

Calvin William Elton interviews

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331412]
Identifier: MSS SC 3184
Scope and Contents Interview conducted by Murray Duff on April 16, 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Elton enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in 1940, but he was used in ground combat in the Philippines in 1941. He was captured by the Japanese in 1942. He experienced the Bataan Death march for five days and was placed in a prison camp. Many men died every day because of disease and malnutrition. Elton talked about how he and his close friends kept each other alive. In 1943, he was sent to Japan....
Dates: 1985 April 16

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Latter Day Saints -- Interviews 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American 2
Bataan, Battle of, Philippines, 1942 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American 1