August 26, 1942 (Tuesday)

Navy Hospital, Pearl Harbor

Ortwin dropped in this afternoon to tell me that he was leaving for the Southwest tomorrow with Gimber, with whom he was none too pleased to be going. Good old Ortwin.

Cooper, my “gassy” roommate, is really having a bad time and I feel sorry for him — also for Paul, the corpsman, was also having a bad time keeping him from “dying.”