Category Archives: May 1943

Monday, May 31, 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.  

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Sunday, May 30, 1943

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

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Saturday, May 29, 1943

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

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Friday, May 28, 1943

Dad had no entry in his journal on this day.

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Thursday, May 27, 1943

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

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Wednesday, May 26, 1943

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

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Tuesday, May 25, 1943

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

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Monday, May 24, 1943

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

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Sunday, May 23, 1943

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

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Saturday, May 22, 1943

May 22, 1943 They went to Bo Rizzo airdrome in Sicily today. As usual, they run into a mess of fighters. Some of our ships got shot up pretty bad, but none was lost. I got off combat today. Maybe … Continue reading

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