New Fears for the Pacific Front

Monday, Mar. 1, 1943

Screen Shot 2015-02-16 at 4.54.30 PMWhile Lois “alters her clothing”, my father wrote, taking up the job of scribe for the day, “I’ll write for her. She feels fine, I’ll feel fine, we all feel fine – all three of us… March came in like a lion and froze us all over again – except L’il Daniel. He grows winter or summer.” He didn’t mention it in his postcard but the point rationing system would apply from today on to meat and to canned and processed fruits and vegetables. Americans were tightening their belts even as General Douglas MacArthur warned that the “foe is massing” in the Pacific. British author Henry Peterson prophesied that the Japanese would not surrender until they were actually invaded.



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