Well, I flew today and now have seven missions total 61
hours. In points I now have 13.2. The point system is what counts and if I
keep up at the same pace I'm going now I'll be home in eight more months.
The only trouble is that I probably won't fly that often but I'll take
Aside from that there isn't much new. I went to the movies tonight and
saw "Stand by for Action" with Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy and Charles
Laughton. It's a picture about the Navy which I had seen before but there
was nothing else to do so I went to see it again.
We've had more than our share of rain here and I hope the rainy season
will be over with soon. I'm getting a little tired of sloshing thru mud
all day. I'm really hoping to see civilization again.
The war news in the past few days has been wonderful. Tonight's report
place the Russians 50 miles from Berlin while Germany reports them 20
miles away. Either way you look at it, it looks good. The war in the
Philippines is coming along fine and MacArthur's troops are making new
landings on Luzon. I hope that the Philippines will be in our control
before the end of the month.
That's all for now so I'll say goodbye.
My regards to all