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Floyd Howard Siler, Sr. Collection

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Floyd Howard Siler, Sr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Floyd Howard Siler, Sr.
State of Birth:
NC
Home State:
NC
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
Unit of Service
Battery C, 320th Antiaircraft Artillery (AAA) Barrage Balloon Battalion (BLN BN)
Location of Service
Asia; Pacific; France
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Northern France
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a balloon crewman.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Timothy Heiser
Contributor:
Dave Milidonis
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
National Veterans History Archival Institute (NVHAI)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/78109
Subjects:
Siler Sr., Floyd Howard
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Floyd Howard Siler, Sr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/78109), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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