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An American Major, Captain and two GIís arrived in a jeep from our
troops in Rostock and have been informed of the situation. The Major
stated plans are in effect for us to be evacuated by air. It is now
known that Major Neelander, USAAF, and W/O Sparks, RAF, have contacted
Col. Moss, an American,
has arrived to speak to General Aristoff about our evacuation. General
Aristoff stated that General Montgomery can be expected shortly.
There is no definite news
about the actual start of our evacuation.
The Russians visitors here
today include General Aristoff, Major General Sakovich, and General
Borisoff who is a veteran of Stalingrad.
BBC NEWS An
order from F/M Keitel to the German Armed Forces told the Germans to
remain in their positions. He forbade any destruction of works or
scuttling of ships. The Pilsen Skoda Works strike started on May 1.
Demonstrations are reported throughout German occupied Czechoslovakia.
In Berlin, the smoke is lifting from the city and order is being
restored. The curfew imposed in Hamburg has been lifted. Princess
Juliana has arrived in southern Holland and is returning to the Hague
and Amsterdam with Prince Bernhardt.