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Reports the news that Teddy, Aunt Mary's [Mitzi] son, has drowned. Rose Beatrice and husband Dr Ernst Waldinger have had a son, Hermann. Oliver is at Duisberg, suffering under the hardships of French occupation. Comments that "the situation in Berlin is a very threatening one".

He has spent the last three weeks at home with Anna and is still recovering from his last operation, experiencing difficulty swallowing.