July 22, 2014:
Write a note on the underground board. With your thumbnail, in code: left to right, right to left. "The project is finished. Now we wait." Wait? For what? To learn if we're discovered. Above ground the men stand where they are, eyes on the railroad tunnel. The first train will be decisive. And then it comes, and: we have failed. German soldiers disembark, machine pistols spitting. The men scatter, fall, die. A weapon is pointed at you, the barrel flashes bright flame. Our escape is betrayed.