Mon, January 15, 1945

Was sent to Santa Ana to convalesce.



Wed, February 21, 1945

Reported to the AAF Red Station for reassignment at Santa Monica, Calif.


Fri, March 30, 1945

Was put on orders today and sent to Culver City to the 13th CCU at the Combat Replacement Pool.


Thu, May 3, 1945

Heard today all men over 42 years old will be discharged if they desire. Have a notion to try it.

Sat, May 5, 1945

The Lt. called me in the office & wants me to go to Consolidated Lab to learn neg cutting. $1.80 extra a day. Think I’ll try it for awhile. Its a little rough out of the Army right now. I’m home everyday anyway so I’ll stick around awhile


Mon, May 7, 1945

Heard today VE was proclaimed in Europe but will not be officially until 9:00 tomorrow when President Truman tells of it over the radio.


Tue, May 8, 1945

Furlough started today for 15 days. Also the end of the war in Germany & Europe. Unconditional surrender.


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  1. Ron O'Neal

    He was discharged from the USAAF on 9 July 1945.

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