June 12, 1943 (Saturday)

“Button,” Espiritu Santo

Patrolled 750 miles toward Nauru. Nothing sighted, except a few of our own ships. Savio acted as PPC.

All of our huts are becoming covered with lush vines and creepers, which blanket even rubbish and dirt piles under thick green. The posts holding the wire netting around the showers are all spouting leaves and branches. This is truly chlorophyll’s kingdom.

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