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Page 13
Belgium Meshalen
Apr. 14  P47s more interesting
than football match
dive bombed targets only
few miles away
Apr. 15 Sunday - Memorial services
for Pres. Roosevelt - P51's
overhead - artillery rumbling in
distance P38's straffed
within a mile or so
commandos - coming in
-hundreds of British &
Russians
Apr. 16 P38's & P47's straffed
today - wood detail
prevented from going by
straffing planes - sun warm
enough to bask in
Apr. 17 more dive bombers to be
seen - wood fatigue straffed by two
Am. planes just outside of stalag. bullets
tore thru barracks - hit two men
- one probably dead.  Many of wood fatigue
bet. The gayiety that went with