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Diary Book 1: Sept 1944 - June 1945
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April 4 apr. showers - windy in torrent rain - cold finished Tale of 2 Cities - talk of foot long hot dogs - food & rumors are topics of conversation Dave - Peter - Art Norman Brust Charlie W Smith - Charlie Kline Stg. maj Jenkins So. African Joe - Otto - Med of 106th 4 layer - no beds spoon fashion sleeping - bitter cold - no proper clothing - feet in bad condition. time dragged - 1st parcel Christmas Adolph Kushin - Dick Commando - deloused - almost went - barracks 9A - Jackson Danish policemen trading watches - clothes - jewelry for their food - Norm traded his watch for cheese - bread - meat - sardines sugar - oatmeal - syrup - cookies butter Norm - amb. to be doctor - L. Is. Charlie K. wants to study engineering - farm in Penn. - made blower Charlies S. spent early life in Holland - Eng. descent - engineer polite - shrewd - look out for his own interest - nice fellow Jim Madden
Page 12 Notes: L. Is. -- probably Long Island, NY Charlie Kline captured with Norm Brust - both medics in 106th. POW Camp "Stalg IVB in Muhlberg, eastern Germany across the Elbe river near Leipsg.