Fri, April 23, 1943

We went to mass again at 8:00 this morning & after mass we had to mop & clean up the barracks for inspection tomorrow. We had quite a beef and after dinner we had a lecture & they are going to start a demerit system. 5 demerits & you get CO punishment. The officers say we are too familiar with them & (illegible). From now on a old army routine starts. We went to a show on the post & to bed right after.


Sun, April 23, 1944

Went to mass this morning & the Chaplin is rather nice one. Gave an extra good sermon & to the point. Went back to the work of getting straightened out again. Visited Hy Wycomb & its a good town. Lots of whiskey to drink & beer. We seem to be the only GI’s around with wings.


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  1. Ron O'Neal

    Established on 22 February 1944 by the redesignation of VIII Bomber Command at RAF Daws Hill in High Wycombe, England, the Eighth Army Air Force (8 AAF) was a United States Army Air Forces combat air force in the European Theater of World War II (1939/41–1945), engaging in operations primarily in the Northern Europe area of responsibility; carrying out strategic bombing of enemy targets in France, the Low Countries, and Germany;[3] and engaging in air-to-air fighter combat against enemy aircraft until the German capitulation in May 1945. It was the largest of the deployed combat Army Air Forces in numbers of personnel, aircraft, and equipment.

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