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Patrick John Acampora Collection

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Patrick John Acampora Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Patrick John Acampora
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
58th Air Service Squadron, 9th Air Force; 15th Air Force
Location of Service
Egypt; Libya; Naples, Foggia, Rome and Arno, Italy
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was in charge of Bomb Dump and Bomb Disposal Team and the British Bomb Deposit Team.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1950-1951
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
Korea
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Service History Note
The veteran was in charge of the Bomb Dump and Bomb Disposal Team just as in WWII. He was in the 457th Air Force Reserves when called to active duty.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [10 items] -- Typewritten document
Artifact: Artifact photocopy [1 item] -- Digital print of artifact
Interviewer:
Janette Cooney
Contributor:
Sheldon Traver
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Holiday Retirement Corporation
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/38449
Subjects:
Acampora, Patrick John
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Patrick John Acampora Collection
(AFC/2001/001/38449), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2006-06-09
 

 

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