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Charles Minus Achinakian Collection

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Charles Minus Achinakian Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Charles Minus Achinakian
 
 
Home State:
TX
Note
The veteran was born in Cairo, Egypt.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
3355th Signal Service Battalion
Location of Service
Bermuda; Azores; Casablanca, Morocco; Algiers, Algeria; Tripoli, Libya; Benghazi, Libya; Cairo, Egypt; Abadan, Iran; Tehran, Iran; Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Tel Aviv, Israel; Alexandria, Egypt; Basra, Iraq; Lydda, Israel; Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Highest Rank
Technician Three
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran restored an airport tower to operation after damage was done to its electronic equipment after bombings.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Original photographic print [11 items] -- Photographs
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [11 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Karen Gilroy
Contributor:
Karen Gilroy
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89651
Subjects:
Achinakian, Charles Minus
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Charles Minus Achinakian Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89651), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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