Interview with Sam Johnson
12 March 2001
Sam Johnson Collection
(USAF) (POW) Congressman Sam Johnson served two tours with the USAF in Vietnam. During his first tour (1965-1966) he served at MACV headquarters in Saigon in the Emergency Action Center. During his second tour (1966-1973) he served in Ubon, Thailand, flying an F-4 on trail interdiction and bombing missions in Laos and North Vietnam. Congressman Johnson was shot down while flying over North Vietnam 1966 and he spent nearly seven years as a Prisoner of War. Three of those years were spent in solitary confinement. Congressman Johnson is also author of, "Captive Warriors", which details his POW experience. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Interview with Sam Johnson, 12 March 2001, Sam Johnson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 27 Aug. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0086>.
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OH0086, Sam Johnson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
Added: 20 Sep 2001[Updated: 3 Nov 2010]