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Naples '44 - January Summary & Analysis

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January Summary and Analysis

The January 1st entry notes that the counter-intelligence unit has to deal with telephone-wire cutting. Lewis hates the job; it is frustrating and never works and few can catch the wire cutters. The wire is stolen because it contains copper, and copper is valuable. It just isn't clear how to stop the problem. Lewis tried to catch the thieves but could not until the next day when a British soldier captured one red-handed. They locked him up. When interviewed, the man claimed someone else cut the wire; he only took the scrap to save it. This was a cover-up. The man was to be executed, but Lewis tried to stop this from happening.

The January 5th entry notes that Lewis was responsible for security in several towns north of Naples, including Casoria, Afragola, Acerra and Aversa. In reality, they cannot be effectively protected, but Lewis...

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