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1.6.40

Last night to Waterloo and Victoria to see whether I could get any news of [Eric][1]. Quite impossible, of course. The men who have been repatriated have orders not to speak to civilians and are in any case removed from … Continue reading

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30.5.40

The B.E.F. are falling back on Dunkirk. Impossible not only to guess how many may get away, but how many are there. Last night a talk on the radio by a colonel who had come back from Belgium, which unfortunately … Continue reading

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28.5.40

This is the first day on which newspaper posters are definitely discontinued… Half of the front page of the early Star[1] devoted to news of the Belgian surrender, the other half to news to the effect that the Belgians are … Continue reading

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