05 May 1945, R. E. Jones Wartime diary | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

05 May 1945, R. E. Jones Wartime diary

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Sat, 5 May 1945

Cloudy but fine, warm, cool NE wind.

Hosp.Ckhse path.

4oz oil issued. 

Water on.  

Canteen for W.T. & salt only. Y15.55 & Y4.90.

Foreign  Ministers Eden, Molotov & Soong returned to their Countries. Stalin announced that Berlin was completely occupied  2nd & he promised the German people lenient treatment  if they played the game. Churchill tells Himmler & Co that the negotiators of Peace would not get preferential treatment & that no Peace proposals would be accepted unless addressed to the 3 Powers together. Blackout off in Moscow.

Lorry with Canteen gear & papers. Helped G with havesack [sic]

Cooler & stronger wind pm.