Very cold, very dull, snow on and off all day; very heavy in afternoon when I went out to buy cat food. Saw Gladys in Coombe Lane. Failed to find where last night's bombs fell. Warning from 10.30 to 11.26 a.m. Warning at 9.2 p.m. one machine approached at same time as warning; no bombs and no gunfire; all clear at 9.38 p.m. Started extensive repairs to head end of Mrs Child's bedstead. Distant bombs or gunfire at 9.56 p.m.
On this day: German & British patrols met in North African desert for first time, near near El Aghelia.