DATE: 21 March 1944
Lt. Col. Gideon and Lt. Campa journeyed to Taranto to secure lumber and nails, the two strategic materials for building. The Italian Admiral was very co-operative, but the English Commodore needed convicing. After a few "rightos" and "cheerios" his signature was secured. The 331st. Squadron put on a show at the musty theater in 13 Century Oria, a very enthusiastic audience greet a very G.I. Show.