Grandad’s WWII Diary – Saturday 13th February (cont.) – Thursday 18th February 1943

Feb 14-18 1943

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… sermon which caused the Jews to threaten to throw him over the cliffs of Mt Tabor sometimes known as the Mt of Precipitation.  In afternoon looked through French Convent which since the war has been changed to a Polish Children’s Refugee School.  Its Church representing youth, one of the most beautiful I have seen.  Then turned home arriving shortly before six o’clock.

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That Night in Rio (1941)
That Night in Rio (1941)

Sunday Feb 14

Day 680

Church parade.  Wrote of trip to Nazareth for rest of day.  Pictures at night.  “That Night in Rio”.  Alice Faye & Don Ameche.

Monday Feb 15

Day 681

Rained most of morning so had P.T training in vacant hut.  Continued writing during afternoon.  At night Naafi Concert Party held a performance – very good with several clever artists.

 Tuesday Feb 16

Day 682

Paraded before Col. Stout(?) for Medical Board.  Do not know result.  Pictures at night “Red Barry”.

Wednesday Feb 17

Day 683

Usual morning at P.T. New assault course tried out but excused going over it.  Afternoon watched football match between Railway Construction & Con. Depot.

Thursday Feb 18

Day 684

P.T again for one hour then pulled down several tents – looks as if Con. Depot may be moving shortly.  During afternoon had walk through nearby …



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