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Francis E. Reynolds Collection

Francis E. Reynolds Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Francis E. Reynolds
State of Birth:
TN
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
White

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1946
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
874th Bomb Squadron, 498th Bomb Group
Location of Service:
Great Bend, Kansas; Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Japan
Highest Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
Veteran was shot down over Japan and survived 5 months in a Japanese jail cell.

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Prisoner of War:
Unknown

War or Conflict:
Cold War
Status:
Veteran
Prisoner of War:
Unknown

War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Status:
Veteran
Prisoner of War:
Unknown

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --Typewritten document
Contributor:
Francis Reynolds
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/53894
Subjects:
Reynolds, Francis E.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoners of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives

Cold War--Personal Narratives

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Francis E. Reynolds Collection
(AFC/2001/001/53894), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/25/2008

 

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