P.O.W. Diary 1945 January 31 1945 Stalag VIIIB J.H.Hallam

Januari 31 1945 Wednesday

 

Slept well, covered in straw! Dick little cold. We moved across to the guest house this morning. We had a good, tasty soup last night, cup of Horlicks. Tom made porridge, Dick too, we have brekker at a table, news is still red hot. Artillery fire heard all night. Might get soup today too! Get a good soup and porridge this evening, very welcome, happy and cheerful.

 

 

 

Note

Horlicks is the name of a company and of a malted milk hot drink, made from adding a powder to hot / boiling water( Part of a Red Cross Parcel?)  Follow the Horlicks link for some interesting information!