The following notes were written at odd hours and strange places -- some in times of stress, others in times of enjoyment -- most when the writing thereof postponed for a few moments more odious tasks. This is not a literary piece, but just a sketchy reminder in outline for of all of the then forbidden things that I would have liked to have written about to Jane and the family.
29 May 2012
29 May 1944
Biggoted. Ship sealed after a conference with the Captain in which he outlined our function during the coming invasion. Subsequent to this briefing all hands will stay aboard as the utmost security must be maintained.