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Eldridge William Franklin Collection

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Eldridge William Franklin Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Eldridge William Franklin
State of Birth:
TX
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
332nd Group
Location of Service
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama; Lockbourne Air Force Base, Ohio; Kadena Air Base, Okinawa (Ryukyu Islands), Hancock Field, Syracuse, New York
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as the director of physical fitness and survival training at Tuskegee Air Field.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1948-1963
Branch of Service
Air Force
Prisoner of War
Unknown

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1942
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
35th Engineering Training Battalion
Prisoner of War
Unknown

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

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Contributor:
David Gregory
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80140
Subjects:
Franklin, Eldridge William
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Eldridge William Franklin Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80140), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2011-09-22
 

 

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