Category Archives: Travel

The Tail Gunner’s Daughter – ch 2-continued

Embed from Getty Images   The needle pointed to 100 as Dad sped along the German autobahn. (This photo of the autobahn was not taken in 1967, but I wanted to add a picture, and because Dad had flown over … Continue reading

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America The Beautiful

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From Idaho, to Hawaii, to Arizona, to California, to Washington and beyond, America is beautiful. In “A Gunner’s Tale” series, I’ve been posting entries from my father’s WWII diary of his time as a B-17 tail gunner, and as the Fourth … Continue reading

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A Gunner’s Tale . . . continued

N. K. Dewey’s “Daily Scedual” continues with entries about his life as a B-17 tail gunner over Germany. Grammar and spelling are unchanged. 28-29-30 Nov. Havent done much these past three days – Some of the rest of the crew went … Continue reading

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A Gunner’s Tale

  I found a little brown notebook and across the cover in hand print it read, “Daily Scedual.” I flipped it open and read the following scribbled notes in my father’s hand (spelling and grammar have not been altered): 29th … Continue reading

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There is Life Out of This World

I was alone. It was quiet. The sun was low, but rising steadily, offering shadows to the earth as I watched from the rim of the volcano. I half expected R2D2 and C3PO to shuffle across the sand beside me. … Continue reading

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