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Trella Hemmerly – 1943-02-08

Monday February 8 1943
Shoe rationing started yesterday without warning. Each person allowed 3 pair a year- and with Kathy & I both needing shoes!

War news- Russians regaining much lost territory- Rostov etc. Japs have withdrawn from Guadacanal in the Solomons after a 6 mos. Battle.
Peg Basehart wants to sell her portable Remington for $20 so Wally took our typewriter to the bacnk so see want they would give us. Bob [White] will to pay $20 but ceiling was $17.25 so that’s what we’ll get.