Good Friday & nearly my last as a large shell bursts close to me. Also 10 men carrying bombs. One man wounded & some shell-shocked.
Enemy ‘plane shoots down 4 of ours in 25 minutes. We bring down one of his a red one at 10:15 am. One of our ‘planes is brought down in flames at La Folie Wood. Enemy shells heavily in afternoon, doing considerable damage. Our faithful cook – Jack Baxter carries on thruout it all.
Rain fall in evening & night.
Our rations come @ 1:30 am.
*United States of America declares war on Germany.