This is a chronicling of Keith Dadd's log of European Theatre of Operations for Btry "A" 399th AFA Bn 8th Armoured Div. The log was started on Nov 7, 1944 through 1945. I will be posting for each corresponding day to the journal starting Jan 1st 2012. This means that Nov - Dec 1944 will come after thereby making this blog not in chronological order.

Please note: I strive to maintain the integrity of the log. Therefore, I will not correct any spelling of grammar mistakes and will post entries as is. (sic.)

Monday, August 6, 2012

August 6th - 14th, 1945

--No Entries--

August 5th, 1945

Still sweating it out. Played
"B" 76 F.A. in ball lost 6-1

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Monday, July 23, 2012

July 23rd, 1945

Built mess kit rack's + done other
work + goofed off as usual.
Got electricity in and the
radio  playing. Sounds good.
Been cold all day. All kinds
of rumor's.

July 22nd, 1945

Slept to 11:00 o'clock then fooled
around the rest of the day

July 21st, 1945

Arrived at Bruckenau Germany
after 250 mile road march.[indistinguishable text]
but aint started and at 6:00 in
morning + got here at 10:00 night

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Friday, July 20, 2012

July 20th, 1945

Got stuff packed to go
to Germany. Anna + brother
cried because we were going
They're like brother + sister
to us.