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ULATOWSKA, Hanna K. (b. 1933)
ULATOWSKA, Hanna K. (b. 1933)
Interview ID: OH 0859
College professor, Holocaust survivor. Her experiences as a non-Jewish survivor of the Holocaust. Family background; German conquest of Poland, 1939; life under German occupation; Warsaw Uprising, 1944; deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau; life in the concentration camp; escape from Auschwitz-Birkenau; postwar life in Poland under Russian occupation and communist government; emigration to United States; lasting effects of Holocaust experience.Date of Interview: 16/02/1990
UREY, Harry B., Jr. (b. 1923)
U.S. Army Air Forces WWII Veteran. 454th Bomb Squadron. 323rd Bomb Group. 9th Air Force.
UREY, Harry B., Jr. (b. 1923)U.S. Army Air Forces WWII Veteran. 454th Bomb Squadron. 323rd Bomb Group. 9th Air Force.
Interview ID: OH 1339
Mechanical engineer. His experiences as a B-26 pilot in the European Theater during World War II. His pre-service work experiences assembling the B-26 for the Glenn L. Martin Company in Baltimore, Maryland; flying characteristics of the B-26; basic training, Miami Beach, Florida, 1942; enlistment in the Aviation Cadet Program; primary flight training, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 1943; basic flight training, Independence, Kansas, 1943-44; advanced flight training, Pampa, Texas, 1944; B-26 training, Dodge City, Kansas, 1944; formation of his crew, Barksdale Army Air Field, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1944-45; assignment to the 454th Bomb Squadron at Valenciennes, France, 1945; his first mission, March 24, 1945; German flak; his encounter with Me-262 fighter jets on April 4, 1945; postwar career.Date of Interview: 14/10/1999
UTTAL, Jordan R. (b. 1915)
U.S. Army Air Forces WWII Veteran. 2nd Air Division Headquarters. 8th Air Force.
UTTAL, Jordan R. (b. 1915)U.S. Army Air Forces WWII Veteran. 2nd Air Division Headquarters. 8th Air Force.
Interview ID: OH 1330
Business executive. His experiences as a statistics control officer in the European Theater during World War II. Pre-war education and business experience in the dairy industry; entry into the Army, December 29, 1941; Air Forces Administrative Officer Candidate School, 1942; training as a statistical control officer at Harvard Business School under Robert McNamara, 1942-43; application of business methods to Air Force operations; assignment to the 14th Bomb Wing, MacDill Field, Florida, 1943; description of the functions of a statistical control officer; assignment to the Statistical Control Section, 2nd Air Division, 8th Air Force, 1943; temporary transfer to the Photo-Analysis Section, 2nd Air Division; his courtship and marriage to Joyce Christie King on December 29, 1944; influence of his wartime experiences on his postwar business career.Date of Interview: 27/09/1999
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