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Charles Joseph Katan Collection

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Charles Joseph Katan Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Charles Joseph Katan
State of Birth:
CT
Home State:
CT
Gender:
Male
Race:
White

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1941-1943
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
Army Airways Communications System
Location of Service:
Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Miami Beach, Florida; Pawling, New York; India; Kelly Field, Oklahoma; Tezpur Air Base, India; Burma; China-India-Burma (CBI) Theater
Highest Rank:
Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The Veteran served as a cryptographer.

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1951-1951
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Air Force
Unit of Service:
1804th Airways and Air Communications Service Group; Air Force Reserve
Location of Service:
Westover Air Reserve Base and Cape Cod Air Force Station, Massachusetts; Groton, Connecticut; Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), Oklahoma; Camp Stoneman, California; Eielson AFB, Alaska
Highest Rank:
Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The Veteran served in the Air Force Reserve. He served on active duty during he Korean War in 1951.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [2 items] --Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [3 items] --Photographs
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [1 item] --Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] --Typewritten document
Video: DVD [2 items] --Reference copy
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Sarah Kemmler
Contributor:
Eileen Hurst
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Central Connecticut State University
Transcriber:
John P. Payne
Transcriber Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/78090
Subjects:
Katan, Charles Joseph
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Charles Joseph Katan Collection
(AFC/2001/001/78090), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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