Diary of Albert E. Holland

November 15, 1944

Nov. 15th

All quiet again – These raids seem to last two days then stop – The Japanese claim they annihilated our task force off Eastern Luzon And in Leyte Gulf, Lt. Ito sank a battleship, was jubilant – but did not return.

“Madame Curie” by her daughter Eve has fascinated me – The struggles Marie Curie had to go through to study in Paris, the wonderful work she did with her husband, the simplicity amidst so many honors – And the motto “Good humor is the finest mark of Courage.” – a motto for us here in our hour of trial & suffering.

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