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Manuel J. Silva Collection

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Manuel J. Silva Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Manuel J. Silva
State of Birth:
NH
Home State:
NH
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
8th Air Force
Location of Service
Bulltofta Air Field, Malmo, Sweden
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
Silva was a Prisoner of War (POW) from 4/11/1944-7/4/1945. He flew in 4 combat missions in a B-17 Aircraft.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Hi-8/Digital 8 [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Tina Davenport
Contributor:
Lisa Mulkern
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
New Hampshire Veterans Home
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/63476
Subjects:
Silva, Manuel J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Manuel J. Silva Collection
(AFC/2001/001/63476), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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