Tag Archives: Germany

22.4.41

Have been 2 or 3 days at Wallington. Saturday night’s blitz could easily be heard there – 45 miles distant. Sowed while at Wallington 40 or 50 lb. of potatoes, which might give 200 or 600 lbs. according to the … Continue reading

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14.4.41

The news today is appalling. The Germans are at the Egyptian frontier and a British force in Tobruk has the appearance of being cut off, though this is denied from Cairo. [1] Opinion is divided as to whether the Germans … Continue reading

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12.4.41

The idea that the German troops in Libya, or some of them, got there via French ships and French African territory, is readily accepted by everyone that one suggests it to. Absolutely no mention of any such possibility in the … Continue reading

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7.4.41

Belgrade bombed yesterday, and the first official announcement this morning that there is a British army in Greece – 150,000 men, so they say. So the mystery of where the British army in Libya had gone to it at last … Continue reading

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24.3.41

The reports of German heavy cruisers in the Atlantic somehow have the appearance of being a false rumour to draw British capital ships away. [1] That might conceivably be a prelude to invasion. Expectation of invasion has much faded away, … Continue reading

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14.3.41

For the last few days there have been rumours everywhere, also hints in the papers, that “something is going to happen” in the Balkans, i.e. that we are going to send an expeditionary force to Greece.  If so, it must … Continue reading

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7.2.41

There is now more and more division of opinion – the question is implicit from the start but people have only recently become aware of it – as to whether we are fighting the Nazis or the German people.  This … Continue reading

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