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Latter Day Saints -- Interviews

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Baldwin interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331271]
Identifier: MSS SC 3194
Scope and Contents Trancript of an interview conducted by Martin F. Peterson on 18 March 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Baldwin participated in the Korean and Vietnamese wars. He joined the United States Air Force at the end of World War II. He became a pilot and trained as a fighter pilot in 1950. He flew missions from Japan during the Korean War, and he enjoyed the experience he gained during that conflict. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and he said it was...
Dates: 1985 March 18

Peter Bell interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330422]
Identifier: MSS SC 3163
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Peter Milanzi on 29 January 1985 for the Ray Hillam project. Bell joined the "Green Berets," Army Special Forces, after his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was deployed to the northern part of Vietnam to do reconnaissance. He helped train the Cambodian Army, and talked about the hardship involved in killing after he returned from his mission. He added that the best part of his military experience was the opportunity to...
Dates: 1985 January 29

Edward Brennan interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330257]
Identifier: MSS SC 3164
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview conducted by Tony Sippert on 29 Jan. 1985 for the Ray Hillam Project. Brennan was born and raised in New York City and was an Irish Catholic. His father served in the United States Army which influenced Edward's decision to enlist in 1969. Edward went to aviation school and flew a helicopter. He was stationed with the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam and worked with medical evacuation units and rescue operations. He said that the Vietnam War was not justified...
Dates: 1985 January 29

Sales Broisrond oral history

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197221961243]
Identifier: MSS 8549

Stan Burnett interview with Ivan A. Farnworth

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3059
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview conducted by Stan Burnett on 31 Jan. 1985. Also included is the audiotape from which the item was transcribed. Farnworth talks about his experiences in World War I and about being shipped to France where he worked in the city of Brest. He was there when the war ended guarding German prisoners. When the Germans heard that the war was over, "they threw their mess kits in the air and they threw their hats in the air. Then they began to dance. They were tickled...
Dates: 1985 January 31

Oral history interview with Jay Dell Butler

 Collection
Identifier: MSS SC 3180
Scope and Contents

Transcript and audiocassette recording of an oral history interview with Jay Dell Butler conducted by Gary Dewey on July 20, 1985. Butler tells about his experiences in combat fighting in France during WWII. He was in foxholes most of the time, was under fire from mortars, and was wounded in battle. He thought the United States' involvement in the war was justified.

Dates: 1985 July 20

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

Edgar De Miller interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331354]
Identifier: MSS SC 3182
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Peter Milanzi on 27 Jan. 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. De Miller was drafted into the United States Army when he was working in Chicago, Illinois, when he was 37 years old. He served as an infantry platoon leader starting at age 38 and later became a company commander training combat soldiers. De Miller worked with foreign correspondents in Tokyo, Japan, following the war. He did not think that the United States participation in the war was...
Dates: 1985 January 27

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

David L. Evans interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331214]
Identifier: MSS SC 3185
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview given by Dr. David L. Evans to Paul R. Murphy on November 25, 1982. This history concerns the experiences of Dr. Evans during his involvement as a United States soldier in World War II. Dr. Evans was a U.S. Army Forward Observer in the 94th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations from August 1944 to January 1946. In this capacity he experienced much close combat. The interview was structured basically toward bringing out how Dr. Evans became...
Dates: 1982 November 25