Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Sunday 6th. May 1945
Moved off at 8 am with Lt.Harris in my Honey. Was held up at the bridge till after 11 am. Trucks were getting ditched all night but not ours T.W.
Monday 7th. May 1945
No sleep but straight on to leave in Venice. Tour of the Grand Canal on gondola. St.Marco, Ponte Rialto & the whole works. With Derek & Pat (Eddie Patman)
Tuesday 8th. May 1945
Filling up with petrol while Hewie has day in Venice. Packed most of the tanks. Dinner was just for Bill & I. Boys came back from leave 'dry'.
Wednesday 9th. May 1945
All packed ready for move to Austria of all places but cancelled when S.S. Division packed in. Parcel from home with Kummel.