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Contents Preface Chapters 1. A Good Day at the Factory 2. A Bad Day 3. How the Factory Came to Be 4. The Factory Door Opens for Me 5. Pre-flight Center: Kelly Field, March and April, 1942 6. Primary Flight School: Garner Field, April to July, 1942 7. Basic Flight School: Randolph Field, July to September, 1942 8. Advanced Flight School: Brooks Field, September to November, 1942 9. Hello, Silver Wings, So Long, San Antone 10. Out of the Factory and into a Funk: December, 1942, to February, 1943 11. In Search of a Squadron: January to March, 1943 12. Squadron Found: Alliance Army Air Base, March 15 to August 24, 1943 13. It All Comes Down to Flying a Nice, Tight Formation 14. The Factory Declares Me a Finished Product 15. To War by the Northern Route 16. Impressions of England: October, 1943, to April, 1944 17. A 48-Hour Pass Usually Means Another Trip to London 18. A New CO Takes Over and the Group Shapes Up 19. Final Run-up to D-Day: March to June, 1944 20. Watching the War from a C-47 21. Rest Leave at Cannes 22. VE-Day 23. Home via the Southern Route Epilogue Notes Sources
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Mitchell, William, 1922- -- Correspondence.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
Air pilots, Military -- Training of -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Air pilots, Military -- United States -- Correspondence.
United States. Army Air Forces -- Officers -- Correspondence.