Category Archives: May 1943
May 31, 1943 Did nothing today but rest & try to relax. They went to Foggia, Italy to an airdrome today. It wasn’t too rough or at least no one seemed to think so.
May 30, 1943 What a nite. I rolled & tossed all the night. I must have slept about 1 hr. altogether. Went to briefing at 5:45. Was so nervous I could hardly sit still. We went to Naples. It was … Continue reading
May 29, 1943 Recuperated from the party today. A gang of the boys got their orders to go home today. They were just like a bunch of kids. Gee, they were happy. Looks as tho they are really going to … Continue reading
Dad had no entry in his journal on this day.
May 27, 1943 Went to Constantine this afternoon. Just sit around up there and drank beer. Nothing to do anywhere you go. Gee, I’m ready for a rest at home. Well we finally got a hint as to what’s to … Continue reading
May 26, 1943 They went to Messina today. They were intercepted on the way out by fighters and they were also attacked over the target. It was a very rough mission according to what I can hear from the boys … Continue reading
May 25, 1943 They had a holiday today. The boys are getting pretty beat up. That is all of the old gang. Wonder what’s gonna happen to them. Bet they get the finger. I’ve made up my mind that I … Continue reading
May 24, 1943 They went to La Maddlena today. Everyone said it was an easy mission. Maybe I should have gone but I don’t think so. My head is still screwed up with this sinus trouble. It’s getting so I … Continue reading
May 23, 1943 Today was a holiday. I just layed around as usual. Looks hopeless as far as going home is concerned. They aren’t letting any one go home if there is any possible way to keep them here & … Continue reading