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Francis Gene Anton Collection

Francis Gene Anton Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Francis Gene Anton
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1965-1987
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
71st Aviation Company, 145th Aviation Battalion, 12th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade
Location of Service
Fort Rucker, Alabama; Vietnam; Fort Monmouth, New Jersey; Fort Dix, New Jersey
Highest Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 4
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran flew UH-1C helicopters in Vietnam from 04/1967 until shot down on 01/05/1968. He was release on 03/16/1973.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Digital File [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Photograph: Digital print [2 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Joe Galloway
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/121391
Subjects:
Anton, Francis Gene
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Francis Gene Anton Collection
(AFC/2001/001/121391), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-07-22
 

 

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