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.)

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

May 8th, 1945

Feeling good today slept all
day in house. Everybody
sleeping off the party.
Frank forgot to go on guard
so is on with me tonight.

Monday, May 7, 2012

May 7th, 1945

"Victory in Europe"
Today the German Army surrendered
Had a big party. Drink was
Artillery punch. Cognac, Champagne
Brandy + Etc. mixed together
got the drunkest I've been
Sihis + Physter carried me home

Sunday, May 6, 2012

May 2nd - May 6th, 1945

--No Entries--

May 1st, 1945

Eight fellows in all here
Sorgi, Wojnaa, Asfazadore, Green
Paulin, Rosettee. Whalen + Myself.

April 30th, 1945

Have 3 motor cycles to ride
having a good time. Suppose to
be relieved when the limeys
take the stuff away.

April 29th, 1945

Was put on detail 30 miles
from Hann Munden guarding
a parachute factory good
deal. Little guard at night

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April 28th, 1945

--No Entry--

April 27th, 1945

Made a survey on Blanfendung
took it + the war is over
for us.  Went to Hannmunden
to sit.