Click here for entry for Saturday 19th June – Thursday 24th June 1943
Friday June 25
This morning went for breakfast – immediately afterwards four of us walked along canal until 9.30AM. In afternoon usual swim. Much traffic passing through canal – especially invasion boats & barges – seems likely something will soon happen. Evening short stroll along canal.
Saturday June 26
Just another day – swimming etc. Played cards during evening then guard.
Sunday June 27
Washing etc in morning. Swim afterwards. Pipe band at hospital marching & playing for the patients. Evening began writing.
Monday June 28
Orders issued for everyone be able to swim – amazing number that cannot do same. Beautiful day at canal – hardly a ripple. Still many boats passing through – showing benefit of Tunisia campaign these day. Finished writing at night.
Tuesday June 29
Arose about nine – after toilet played crib. Passed swimming list in afternoon – really very simple. Large convoy from Helwan arrived tonight – majority A.P.R’s – keeping Helwan free while Div. is at Maadi. Defenses on canal nearing completion – search lights having try out during night.