Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Mountain Home Army Air Base - Mountain Home, Idaho

(Continuation of Captain Charles Estes's War Memoirs)

"While we were just a newborn crew we were sent to
Mountain Home, Idaho, and the purpose of that was to
complete what they called combat crew training. And
they had B-24s out there, and we would fly to the
gunnery range, and the gunners would shoot at
targets on the ground. It was a lot of fun for the
pilot because I got to get down pretty low to the
ground and we all enjoyed it.

We got to know each other and where each other
was from. And it was -- I was, along with John
Congleton who came from Kentucky, we were
the only two Southerners on the crew.

(To be continued)

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