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Julius Wesley Becton, Jr. Collection

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Julius Wesley Becton, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Julius Wesley Becton, Jr.
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
VA
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1983
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
542nd Heavy Construction Company; 369th Infantry Regiment, 93rd Infantry Division; 2nd Brigade, 2nd Armored Division; 1st Cavalry Division; VII Corps
Location of Service
Philippines; Fort Benning Georgia; MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; France
Highest Rank
Lieutenant General
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
K Company; L Company, 9th Infantry Regiment
Location of Service
Korea

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
?-?
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
101st Airborne Division
Location of Service
Vietnam

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
US Army Operational Test and Evaluation Center
Location of Service
Fort Hood, Texas; Falls Church, Virginia; Germany

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Video: Digital File [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
James Billington
Interviewer:
Thomas J. Wiener
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/75519
Subjects:
Becton Jr., Julius Wesley
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Julius Wesley Becton, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/75519), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-04-30
 

 

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