James H. Leaman

James H. Leaman was the armorer/gunner on the John Payne crew.

James kept a diary of his time overseas.  We only have copies of the first 2 months and the last few months.  For those dates that covered the missions, his notes are presented here.  Click on the date to read those for that mission.

June 12, 1942

June 15, 1942

June 26, 1942

July 4, 1942

July 6, 1942

July 15, 1942

July 19, 1942

July 23, 1942

August 1, 1942

August 4, 1942

August 30, 1942