To Receive Degree from U. of Florida

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Title

To Receive Degree from U. of Florida

Alternative Title

To Receive Degree from UF

Subject

Gainesville (Fla.)
Colleges
Universities
University of Florida

Description

An article published in The Panama City News-Herald about the graduation of Captain Aquilla A. Calhoun, Jr., a native of Panama City, from the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville. Capt. Calhoun graduated from UF shortly before his enlistment in the U.S. Army Reserves and joining 92nd Field Artillery's 2nd Armored Division in Fort Benning, Georgia. He was a part of the Omaha Beach Normandy Invasion during World War II and played an integral part in liberating the town of Bresles, France. Capt. Calhoun died during his service in Northern France and is currently buried at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France. He is one of 85 Florida residents interned at Epinal.

Source

Digital reproduction of original newspaper article: "To Receive Degree from U. of Florida." The Panama City News-Herald, May 25, 1941. https://www.newspapers.com/image/39103540/?terms=Calhounn.

Date Created

ca. 1941-05-25

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

195 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Panama City, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by The Panama City News-Herald.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Panama City News-Herald and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Epinal Cemetery Project

Curator

Berrios, Melissa
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"En souvenir du soldat américain." Courrier Picard, September 8, 2012. https://scontent-mia1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/935628_123685017831888_1935428313_n.jpg?oh=b94bf6b0a3bfc74aba8f10090c557950&oe=57781DD4.
"Aquilla Calhoun, Un Héros Américain Tombé Pour La Libération De Bresles." Tribute to Capt Aquilla Calhoun, January 29, 2016. https://scontent-mia1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/v/t1.0-9/1441236_185057748361281_1766238369_n.jpg?oh=38dd54c9e1f454bf71e2288bc13ea0fd&oe=577C4BA2.
David, Powell. "Unit History: The 1/92nd Field Artillery Association - Vietnam." Brave Cannons. Accessed March 21, 2016. http://www.bravecannons.org/History/red_devil.html.
"To Receive Degree from U. of Florida." The Panama City News-Herald, January 18, 1942. https://www.newspapers.com/image/39103540/?terms=Calhoun.
"Miss Lillian Luke Becomes Bride of Lt. A. A. Calhoun In Lovely Eufaula Ceremony." The Panama City News-Herald, January 18, 1942. https://www.newspapers.com/image/39092405/?terms=Calhoun.

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