Interview with Samuel Laird, July 5, 2022

Project: West Chester University: Vietnam Era Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Sam Laird was born in 1944. He went to Valley Forge Military Academy. He then studied history at university. He graduated in 1966 and joined the army. He signed up to be an officer in the motor pool. Following his training, he spent a year in Virginia then went to Thailand. In 1968 he was ordered to Korat base in Thailand where he was made a officer of personnel men. He was then moved to U-Tapao air base. He left the army after serving in Thailand until 1969. After service, he worked in retail and was a salesman for a heavy duty lock company during the 1980's.

Interview Accession

2022oh1561_wcv0023

Interviewee Name

Samuel Laird

Interviewer Name

Thomas Wood

Interview Date

2022-07-05

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Laird, Samuel Interview by Thomas Wood. 05 Jul. 2022. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Laird, S. (2022, July 05). Interview by T. Wood. West Chester University: Vietnam Era Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Laird, Samuel, interview by Thomas Wood. July 05, 2022, West Chester University: Vietnam Era Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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