July 9th 1943

I go over to Bangalore with the Group Captain in a Hudson for a post-mortem conference on the exercise. Stay in the West End Hotel and in the evening go out with W/C Beaman to “Funnels” for fish and chips and then to the B.U.S. Club (JDW: Bangalore United Services Club) where I meet the Hammerbecks and Catherine Railton. Next day lunch with Hammers and I come back in the rear seat of an Audax which the G/C has gotten. Bad weather forecast prevents the Hudson coming back, but we manage to edge round the bad weather.

Cold last night and I have to put a blanket on. F/L Nazir Ullah tells me a few things about the I.A.F. today, their principal moan being me as a British C.O. But the way they want to run their Air Force it ought to be disbanded. I don’t know what the solution is – never had any C.O. a more difficult job.


Published by

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: