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LeRoy Gunnell interview

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3171

Scope and Contents

Interview conducted by an unknown person probably in 1985 for the Ray Hillam military history project. Gunnell served as an English instructor at the United States Air Force Academy when he was deployed to Vietnam in 1969. He flew cargo aircraft in Vietnam, and he told about various missions he flew during the war. He and his crew often flew from six different bases each day flying materiel from one place to another. Gunnell grew to love the South Vietnamese whom he met, and the thought the United States government was correct in defending the Vietnamese from the communist philosophy. Gunnell's wife also tells about the hardships she faced when her husband was gone because she had to raise six children on her own.


  • 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 XXX must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 item (52 p.)

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Custodial History

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ray Hillam; 1999.


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

Register of LeRoy Gunnell interview
Rose Frank
22 February 2011
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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