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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian26 Dec 2022 8:24 p.m. PST

…Uhrin was serving as the radio operator in a B-17F Flying Fortress bomber on a mission to Schweinfurt, Germany, on Oct. 14, 1943. His plane was shot down by enemy fighters near Rommelhausen and Langenbergheim, Hessen — about an hour outside of Frankfurt.

Tragically, he was just one day short of being discharged, his nephew said.

Uhrin was one of many young men whose lives were cut short that day. Oct. 14, 1943 would later go down in infamy as "Black Thursday," one of the bloodiest days for the U.S Army Air Forces in World War II…

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