In England after yesterday’s big trip to Berlin, Verne writes in his diary . . .
Things are picking up. Two letters today from Aileen. We may be rid of the major1 and have Joe in as the first pilot. Loafed all day and slept.
Notes & Commentary
1 Maj. Linn E. Wilde formally assumed command of the 570th Bombardment Squadron (H) on 24 February 1945.
“570th Bombardment Squadron (H) Historical Report for February 1945,” 390th Bombardment Group (H) History, February 1945, Headquarters 390th Bombardment Group (H), 26 March 1945, microfilm B0426, Maxwell AFB, AL: Air Force Historical Research Agency, 1973, frame 1423.