CHARLES UBAN (1921-2003)

(CNAC late in 1943 - Summer of 1945)
(Captain - ???)
(Hump Flights - more than 524, but less that 550)

In the 1943-45 log book of Don McBride, Charlie listed his address as:

Chas Uban
1526 Bertch Ave
Waterloo, Iowa

I don't know much about Charlie Uban, yet, but John Kenehan tells me he "was always trying to sing Oh, What a Beautiful Morning, real early before many were awake."

Charlie Uban sitting and Jeff Weiner Standing
Dinjan - 194?
(Photo Courtesy of Jim Dalby)

Ced Mah & Chuck Uban at Dinjan - 194?
(Photo Courtesy of Jim Dalby)

Author, Robert James Waller wrote a book called, "Old Songs in a New Cafe" and one of the chapters is entiled "The Boy from the Burma Hump".
Mostly about Charlie, but many other CNAC employees are mentioned.
It's a good read and worth the effort.

If you can share any information about Charlie Uban
or would like to be added to the CNAC e-mail distribution list,
please let the CNAC Web Editor, Tom Moore, know.

Background music to this
page can be controlled here.
"Oh, What a Beautiful Morning"
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