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…Bautzen on west side.
Nightly alarm as usual.

21 April ‘45
Weather cloudy and unsuitable for air activity. Notable absence of several well known Jerries & marked tension among the others. Gear packed ready to move at a moments notice.

11.30 hrs “his bread will be issued pending arrival of supplied from Muhlberg. Acute shortage of transport noticeable for months now; also strafing has kept practically everything immobile in the area.

1230 hrs Red Cross Committee announced clear out of all magazine stocks. This would amount to an issue of 1 parcel article between 2 men and an issue of 14 cigarettes per man. (made up largely from unclaimed PP’s). Issue to occur on Monday.

1430hrs Three rousing cheers! – cigarettes up this afternoon. ___[?] grub on Monday.

1730 hrs Message from Eisenhower “Stay put, don’t loot. Only a few days before Allied armies meet & the gap is closed! That’s the stuff to give the POWs!

1800 hrs Bread up between 2000 & 2100 hrs. We eat again!

22 April ‘45
All RAF NCO’s in charge of F/Lt Johnny Hunter RAAF. c/o Jefferson i/c PAF SP’s! Much buzz and activity on and around… cont

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