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Diary Book 1: Sept 1944 - June 1945
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watching the planes strafe Jerry has passed to almost a scare of what can happen to any of us (beautiful weather) Rickertt had hole drilled in his coffe cup by 50 cal. 3 killed & four wounded on wood detail - fear of being bombed prevalent - everyone looking at damage like sight seerer gazing at strange & forbidding places (5 dead - 11 wounded) Planes could be seen or heard constantly throughout the day today. Rumors say the yanks are 20 miles west. Rumor says shortage of food in camp will required the evacuation of camp which will take place by Sat and will be toward the western front Rumors Rumors! Everyone is anxious & eager to believe anything & everything now & they all eat up rumors of every type.