March 5, 1945

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Wayne's Journal

Monday

At last! After a 48-day hiatus, Wayne finally writes in his journal. He is a patient in the 155th Station Hospital1 on the Cape Gila Peninsula of Morotai Island in the Netherland East Indies.

March 5, 1945

Flew missions on the 17th and 19th [of January] my 61st2 and 62nd3 respectively. The last two before going to Sydney, Australia on my second rest leave. Between the 19th and the 26th, flew no missions because we’re getting ready to move out.

On the 26th [of January] flew to Hollandia and checked in at the 22nd Replacement Center. Stayed here for three days. That place hasn’t changed much. A lot less material and planes. The roads dusty as heck but little traffic. PX stuff easy to obtain.

The place swarms with WACs and is like a ghost town now compared to what it was when we were temporarily…

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