Monthly Archives: October 2012
Oct. 26, 1942 We were briefed for the 4th time on a low altitude mission to St. Nazaire. I’m really sweating this one but we didn’t go because of weather.
Oct 21, 1942 They went to Lorient today. It was a sad day for the 97th. We lost 3 planes and crews. Our squadron lost 1 and was really a swell bunch of boys. Erickson was lost. He went in … Continue reading
Oct. 15, 1942 They pulled the biggest raid by American planes so far in the war today. 115 went to Lille. It was quite a show so the fellows say. We didn’t get to go because we had just come … Continue reading
Oct. 14, 1942 Went to London on pass today. Had a fair time. Saw a very good picture. “This Above All.”