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Saturday, January 24, 1942

ABDA and boundaries changed some for the better. Wavell now responsible for Darwin area. But what a job to work with Allies! There’s a lot of big talk and desk hammering around this place, but very few doers: They announce results in advance in a flashing way and make big impressions, but the results often don’t materialize, and then the workers get the grief.

Went to Bill Somervell this A.M. to find out what he-kmows about this landing craft business. He has known nothing of it to date, but is having matter Looked up.

Mamie will soon be coming up here. I get weary of going all the way out to Falls Church at 10:50 P.M.