March 6, 1945

Its Tuesday already and Wayne visits the hospital #AceMustRead

Wayne's Journal


Today finds Wayne still being treated for ear fungus in the 155th Station Hospital on Morotai Island . . . .

March 6, 1945

Still in hospital under sulfa drug treatment, 45 pills in the last 24 hrs. Ear seems to be draining visibly; but I can still feel minor twinges of pain. Expect to remain here only a few more days.

The 14th our squadron1 is scheduled to leave for Puerto Princessa, Palawan Island of the Philippines. Heigh ho, and it’s probably Borneo we’ll be bombing, though I hope not. Things are tough down that way, I understand. Where is your patriotism Wayne? That? Oh Hell, I’m so weary of war.2

Wrote letters to Bonnie and Mary Grace today.

It’s raining again today. Mud, as king, holds sway!

Three aircraft down over Zamboanga.3 The past three days fourteen men saved, one radio operator lost. Boys…

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