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Navy “E” for excellence in production.
Dec. 22, 1942
Mother and I went Christmas shopping.
The stores were pretty crowded inspite of the
fact that rationing and the like didn’t leave too
much variety in the stores. I love the hustle –
bustle of Christmas though.
Edith and I met Bursie – she had
half a day off. We had lunch at the News
Tavern (chow mein) and then went to Radio
City to see “Random Harvest” and the Christmas
show. It was wonderful.
Dec. 23, 1942
Mother and I fooled around, going
shopping in Jamaica and seeing people. Floyd
phoned and Bill Brennan came home from
Lehigh and phoned. It was good to know he’s
home. It’ll seem funny not to know Bill
Brennan is there. It doesn’t seem possible that
he’ll be in the army in a little over a month.
Dec. 24, 1942
A typical Christmas Eve and really so
nice. Dad came home early. We trimmed the tree