March 18, 1942. Wednesday 101st Day.
|Cathay Mansions, French Concession, in Shanghai,|
where Will Lynch and others were held
as diplomatic prisoners in 1942. It was the first
high rise apartment building in Shanghai,
built in 1928. Click on picture to enlarge.
Sunny and warmer.
Lost cards to Mr. Groves---cribbage 4-0 and rummy 1-0. Am at a nadir on cards.
Repatriation. Looks like might be. About May or June on some Swedish ship, the SS Drottingholm (11055 tons) via Portuguese East Africa.
March 19, 1942. Thursday. 102nd Day.
Nice sunny weather.
Beat Brookhart 4-0 at rummy and lost 2-0 to J.B.S.
Capt. West, Mr. Mclorn, and Miss Lambley played cribbage. Miss L. and Mr. Mclorn won 2-1.
War news continues "lousy". Paper and radio shows Japanese are plenty exuberant re what they propose to do.
March 20, 1942. Friday. 103rd Day.
No good news.
Lost 2-0 and won 2-0 in rummy with Brookhart and J.B.S.