We have been doing sighting and gun drill all week

17 Sep

September 17, 1943

Camp Haan, California

Dear Pop,

I missed sending a card last night. I was on K.P. The town where we put our exhibition on was Victorville, California at an Air Force base near there. It is getting a little cooler here at nights. We have been doing sighting and gun drill all week and it’s been pretty easy. Lately I have been working as a tracker on the director. That is a machine that sights the plane through telescopes and gives the right vertical and lateral leads. The director turns the gun by remote control. I will write again tomorrow.

Love, Tommy

Postcard to Pop 1943

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