Cardenas Rodriguez, Antonio

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Name
Cardenas Rodriguez, Antonio Gender: M
born on 20 September 1903 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Coahuila, Mexico, 32n12, 114w59
Timezone LMT m114w59 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 26°29' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 19°13 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 24°10'



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Antonio Cardenas Rodriguez
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Biography

Military aviator and head of the Mexican Air Force. As a Colonel he made a goodwill flight of several countries in Latin America. He traveled almost 35,000 km in 118 hours of flight time aboard a Lockheed 12, named "President Carranza" returning to Mexico City on September 13, 1940. He commanded the Fuerza Aérea Expedicionaria Mexicana (FAEM), who participated in World War II at the Battle of Luzon in the Philippines. The FAEM is notable as the only Mexican military unit ever to fight outside Mexico itself. Ixtepec No. 2 Air Base in Ixtepec, Oaxaca is named in honour of General Cárdenas Rodríguez.

Rodríguez Cárdenas retired from the Mexican Air Force with the rank of Divisional General.

He died 4 July 1969.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Military career