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Frank Kirby Cowan Collection

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Frank Kirby Cowan Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Frank Kirby Cowan
State of Birth:
AR
Home State:
AR
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
339th Bomb Squadron, 96th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
England; France; Germany; United States
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran was held in Buchenwald concentration camp as political prisoner with 167 other downed flyers, from 8/20/1944 to 9/20/1944.

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
Jenny Dodson
Interviewer:
Justin Thompson
Interviewer:
Bo Bailey
Contributor:
Jane Jones
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Harrison Colony Chapter/Boone County Heritage Museum
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/22594
Subjects:
Cowan, Frank Kirby
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Frank Kirby Cowan Collection
(AFC/2001/001/22594), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Harrison Colony Chapter/ Boone County Heritage Museum
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2005-04-08
 

 

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