Saturday, May 1, 2010
About Letter 218
It's been hot, but a midnight storm breaks the heat. Today is the grand review and the men must wear ties and Eisenhower jackets. Rationing is becoming "acute" and Bill is down to his last pack of cigarettes. He is "still working on my educational plans". In closing Bill makes his usual plaintive request for "the usual things: candy, cookies and so forth."