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Ruben Flores Collection

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Ruben Flores Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Ruben Flores
State of Birth:
NM
Home State:
NM
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
200th Coast Artillery Regiment
Location of Service
Fort Bliss, Texas; Philippines; Shinjuku Tokyo POW Camp, Japan; Cabanatuan, Philippines; Bataan, Philippines; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Bataan
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran served as a cook.

Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Merchant Marine
Unit of Service
USS America
Location of Service
New York

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Chris Gonzales
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
El Paso Area Chapter, American Red Cross
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/87862
Subjects:
Flores, Ruben
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
United States. Merchant Marine.
Cite as:
Ruben Flores Collection
(AFC/2001/001/87862), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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