Item 02: Alec Donaldson diary, 6 August 1917-24 December 1918 - Page 27

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9th March.
Whistles went this morning for an air raid, but evidently the machines went on to Manheim, as nothing eventuated here.
16th March 1918.
Got word from Kommandant that my wife was inquiring if I was on the "Wolf" & to tell me she was well.
17th March.
Was paid 100 marks today (same as army captains are paid) and 54 marks were stopped for food. Another air raid alarm to day but nothing eventuated
18th March.
Left Karlsruhe with 30 other officers for Heidelberg Camp. Arrived Heidelberg Camp at 1.30pm. All baggage inspected & all civillian clothes taken away. Housed in wooden huts as main building is full up.
20th March
Attended an excellent pantomime production of Sinbad the Sailor. Music & everything done by officer prisoners in the camp.
10th April
Olympic Sports held today, some very exciting finishes to the various races, especially the marathon. Camp regulations

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