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Stan Wolfley interview

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3178

Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview conducted by S. Criss James on 26 Jan. 1985 for Ray Hillam's war project. Wolfley joined the United States Army in 1944 before he turned 17 years old. He was trained in demolition to destroy obstacles to allow landing craft to land on islands. He participated in the battle for Iwo Jima in 1945 and took part in the assault on Mt. Suribachi. He later was involved in the landing at Okinawa where he was wounded. Wolfley also participiated in the occupation of Japan after the war.


  • 1985 January 26


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.

Biographical History

Veteran of World War II.


1 item (24 p.)



Custodial History

These materials were donated to 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 Stan Wolfley 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

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Brigham Young University
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