of my father, Captain Charles H. Estes, Jr.'s war
memoirs, and the last mission of his B-24 Bomber crew.
My father was like so many young men of his era who
left their homes to answer "the call to arms" to defend
our nation's freedom. These men were from all walks
of life - some just graduating high school, others in the
midst of their college years, while others married and
embarking on a career.
It is my sincere hope that this blog will in some way
pay tribute to their memory and to their sacrifice and
service that allows us to enjoy the freedoms of our