Vietnam War Oral Histories
Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2017-09-12
Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | United States. Army | Veterans | Military
- Byrd, Samuel Interviewee
An oral history interview conducted on September 12, 2017, with Samuel Byrd of Pineville, Louisiana. Byrd’s late father, Terrence Byrd, served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He discusses: his father’s combat experience; his father’s war journal; how the war changed his father; and how he understood his father better after he joined the military.