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Oral History Interview with Robert Seidel, September 7, 1999

Description: Interview with Robert Seidel, a Army Air Force WWII veteran from Elkhart, Indiana, who served in the 763rd Bomb Squadron in the European Theater. Accompanied by his wife Helen, Seidel discusses his family, the start of the war and joining the Air Corps, training as a flight engineer, assignment to the B-24 and deployment to Spinazzola, Italy, flying combat missions, life at the base, ditching his aircraft near Salzburg and getting captured, being interrogated, internment at Stalag Luft IV, liberation, and returning to the US. In appendix are three photos of Seidel, his B-24 crew, and their aircraft, Seidel's papers from when he was a German prisoner, his POW log book, the official narrative report of the mission he was lost on, and a letter from his family while he was in Italy.
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Date: September 7, 1999
Creator: Lane, Peter B.; Seidel, Robert & Seidel, Helen
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Jacob Bekker, September 28, 1996

Description: Interview with Jacob Bekker, a Holocaust survivor from Warsaw, Poland. Bekker discusses his upbringing, life for Jews in Warsaw before the war, antisemitism in Warsaw and discrimination, the invasion of Poland, Germans and Poles identifying Jews and singling them out for labor, fleeing to Russia and working there, returning to Poland after the war, and leaving for Israel.
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Date: September 28, 1996
Creator: Anson, Jennifer & Bekker, Jacob
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Script: Red China]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: September 23, 1971, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Turkey: Situation Update

Description: This report briefly discusses recent political, economic, and security issues in Turkey, especially relating to Turkey's relationship with Greece, the European Union, and the United States.
Date: September 12, 1997
Creator: Migdalovitz, Carol
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 263rd week of the war, 145th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: France, Pacific, Italy, China-Burma, Eastern front. Maps: North Burma; France; Western Pacific; Warsaw. Insets: Palau Islands; Morotai. Back:"Mindanao, Philippine Islands." Two different oblique views of the island. The large image shows it as seen from the southwest.
Date: September 25, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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