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George E. Steiger

September 6, 1945

Hemorrhoids a little better. Parachute material divided among us. Local Nips grudgingly turn over arms after some argument. Lt. Ole Johnson visited camp.

September 5, 1945

Coffee, hard-tack, cheese and jam in AM, celebrating Smitty’s wedding anniversary. People report 10 kilos weight gain, despite over eating and sickness of some.

September 4, 1945

Still painfully abed but much interesting reading in state-side magazines. Miss the ads, deleted from special overseas editions.

September 1, 1945

Kyoto party returned 10 PM with truck load of surplus supplies from other camps. Everyone up the rest of the night distributing and eating.