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James William Lair Collection

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James William Lair Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
James William Lair
State of Birth:
OK
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified
Note
Veteran goes by the name of William (Bill) Lair.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Mortar Platoon, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 32nd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division
Location of Service
Fort Knox, Kentucky; Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania; Codford, England; Normandy, France; Liege, Belgium; Germany; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Normandy, Battle of the Bulge, Rhineland, Ardennes
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Civilian
Location of Service
Thailand; Laos
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
The Veteran served as a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer during the Vietnam War in Southeast Asia.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Copy photographic print [1 item] -- Photographs
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Contributor:
Eileen Hurst
Contributor:
Eileen Hurst
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Central Connecticut State University
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/76724
Subjects:
Lair, James William
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
James William Lair Collection
(AFC/2001/001/76724), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-11-20
 

 

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