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Diary Book 1: Sept 1944 - June 1945


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Page 12
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.