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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 6, No. 3 March 31th, 1943

"Cognac 1/- A Bottle. . . "

"Cognac 1/- A Bottle. . . "

Undoubtedly the civilian population welcome the occupation for it meant more food. Up till then their entire produce had been commandeered by Vichy and handed on to Germany so that their diet consisted of black bread, oranges and wine (Cognac 1/- a bottle)—I was glad to sample the latter too. However we had to come back to England to carry on with the good work with the result that I'm at the old game of swat once more. Earlier in this month had a long yarn with Paul Taylor, who now has his ring and it was mighty fine to recall former Extrav days. ..."