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Martin F. Peterson interview with Richard Baldwin

Martin F. Peterson interview with Richard Baldwin

Dates: 1985 March 18

Typescript of an interview conducted by Martin F. Peterson on 18 March 1985 for Hillam's War Project. Also included is the reel-to-reel audiotape from which the item was transcribed. Baldwin talks about his combat missions in Korea and Vietnam. He was on 103 combat missions in the Korean War before he was given leave in Japan. Baldwin talks about his career and about how his faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helped him during his military service.

  • Extent: 2 items (44 p.)(0.06 linear ft.) : (1 interview)(1 reel-to-reel audio tape)
  • Creator: Baldwin, Richard. -- Peterson, Martin F.
  • Call Number: MSS 3058
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3058; Martin F. Peterson interview with Richard Baldwin; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3058, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were found in the receptionist's area of the office of Special Collection.
Subject Terms
Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations; Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Audiotapes; Interviews
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Peterson (Martin F.) interview with Richard Baldwin
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
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Biographical note

Baldwin was a colonel in the United States Air Force at the time of the interview. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

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