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John William Beard Collection

John William Beard Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John William Beard
State of Birth:
WV
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1940-1965
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
12th Bomb Group; 47th Bomb Group
Location of Service
Moody Field, Georgia; Italy; India; North Africa; European Theater
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
Bryan, Texas; McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas; Lake Charles, Louisiana; El Paso, Texas; Langley Air Force Base, Virginia; England; Elgin Air Force Base, Florida
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Carolyn Ketchel
Interviewer:
Trey Petermann
Contributor:
Caroline Maney
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Choctawhatchee Bay Chapter, Florida
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/97627
Subjects:
Beard, John William
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
John William Beard Collection
(AFC/2001/001/97627), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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