Let’s hope the Germans are very hungry!

Food was an increasingly important issue as the war continued. It was true that the Germans were even more hard pressed than the British.

1 January 1917

Special standard bread to be used.

Hear through Miss McCullock’s friend who heard through S. Cadogan who was staying with Lord Derby that he said the Germans were very hungry! Also Lloyd George said it to someone else & Carson too. Let us hope it is true. Maisie tells me this.

Diary of Florence Vansittart Neale of Bisham Abbey (D/EX73/3/17/8)