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Francis L. Adams Collection

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Francis L. Adams Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Francis L. Adams
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
WA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1986
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
1st Armored Amphibious Battalion; 6th Marine Division
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); Iwo Jima; Saipan (Mariana Islands); Okinawa Island and Ie-Shima Island (Ryukyu Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa, Ie-Shima
Highest Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Prior to the enlisting in the Marine Corps, Adams served in the Pennsylvania National Guard.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Military Police (MP)
Location of Service
San Diego, California
Highest Rank
Sergeant Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Adams served in the Army Reserve.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Adam Mahoney
Contributor:
Adam Mahoney
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
KCTS Television and SCAN TV
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/57522
Subjects:
Adams, Francis L.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Francis L. Adams Collection
(AFC/2001/001/57522), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-10-17
 

 

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