Monthly Archives: July 2012

Friday July 31, 1942

Dad had no journal entry for this day.

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Thursday July 30, 1942

July 30 We flew again this morning. Passed over both Cambridge & Oxford. They look nice from the air. Not quite as nice as ours but they are much older. We started to fly again this afternoon, but the window … Continue reading

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Wednesday July 29, 1942

July 29 We had another air raid alarm last nite. Seems to be getting quite a thing now. I’ve slept through most of them but I bet I hop when the bombs start going off. We flew this afternoon.

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Tuesday July 28, 1942

July 28, 1942 We flew again today. They are really giving us the works. We went all over Northeast & Central England. It’s very pretty country. Seems too peaceful for a war to be going on.

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Monday July 27, 1942

July 27, 1942 The sirens went again this morning. I didn’t bother to get up. Don’t pay much attention to them. We were scheduled to fly but the weather was too bad. I had a slight headache & was glad … Continue reading

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Sunday July 26, 1942

July 26, 1942 I had another mission today. We flew aver the central part of England. This is a pretty country. Much prettier from the air than our America. One doesn’t realize how small this island is until he flies … Continue reading

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Saturday July 25, 1942

Dad had no entry for this day. Although dad had no entry on this date, here is a link to an incredible story of honor and valor. http://www.ultimatesacrifice.com/ye_old_pub.htm

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Friday July 24, 1942

July 24, 1942 Seems as tho I’ve been neglecting to write, but it has been the same darn thing over & over again. Had my first navigation mission today. It wasn’t so bad. It’s kind hard to read these maps … Continue reading

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Thursday July 23, 1942

Dad had no entry for this day. (But his writing continues tomorrow.)

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Wednesday July 22, 1942

Dad had no entry on this day.

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