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6.7.41

Several of the papers are growing very restive because we are not doing more to help the U.S.S.R. I do not know whether any action, other than air-raids, is really intended, but if nothing is attempted, quite apart from the … Continue reading

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25.5.41

I hear privately that we have lost three cruisers in the operations off Crete.[1] Much excuse-making in the papers about our having no fighter planes there.[2] No explanation of why such landing grounds as exist in Crete had not previously … 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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23.8.40

This morning an air-raid warning about 3 a.m. Got up, looked at the time, then felt unable to do anything and promptly went back to sleep again. They are talking of rearranging the alarm system, and they will have to … Continue reading

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