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3 Lancaster Finishing School Feltwell, near Thetford, Norfolk

Punk - Sick, poorly

Blueform - A blue coloured combination airmail letter and envelope, developed during the war specifically for use to or from military personnel based overseas

Barb - Johnston’s girlfriend in Ontario

Janke - Canadian pilot and friend who trained with Johnston

Screens - People who had completed their tours, and often assisted new crews in their training

Chutes - Parachutes
June 1, 1944 (Thursday)

Really punk last night – my cold is really bad. Doc wanted to put me in hospital but I didn’t go and about noon it cleared up a bit.

I got blueforms from Barb and Janke and wrote to Barb tonight. Played ball with some of the screens again this evening.

Got fitted for chutes today too.

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