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Frank Salvatore Brincat Collection

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Frank Salvatore Brincat Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Frank Salvatore Brincat
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
SC
Note
The veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as "Maltese."
Gender
Male
Race
Other

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
563rd Bomb Squadron, 388th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
New York; Camp Upton, New Jersey; Fort Myers, Florida; Lowry Field, Denver, Colorado; Washington; Oregon; Fort Worth, Texas; England; Germany; Austria; Switzerland; France; Belgium
Battles/Campaigns
Air Offensive Europe
Highest Rank
Technician
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran flew fourteen B-17 bomber missions over Germany. His airplane was shotdown on 12/30/1943. He was held as a prisoner of war (POW) in Stalag Luft XVII-B and Stalag Luft IV.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1947-1965
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
Korea; Japan

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Brittiany Calhoun
Interviewer:
Emily Chandler
Contributor:
Adam Powley
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Early College High School
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/76906
Subjects:
Brincat, Frank Salvatore
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Frank Salvatore Brincat Collection
(AFC/2001/001/76906), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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