He strongly believes that the Allies and the Russians are now collaborating in defense of Warsaw and indicated that US flights will soon make their way to Warsaw with supplies. It is apparent that the Soviet army is fighting the Germans for access to the Vistula as sounds of artillery fire can be heard north and east of Warsaw.
Morale of the insurgents has greatly improved and the Poles are ecstatic that the Soviets and their allies are finally coming to the defence of Warsaw. Surrender now is out of the question. Over 50 percent of the insurgents would be against the option of surrender. General Monter, General Pelczynski and Colonel Szostak are all in agreement with the decision to keep on fighting. Capitulation should not take place. To do so now would be, as Monter said, "the depths of tragedy."
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Lt. John Ward is a British soldier, and member of the Armia Krajowa. Since the early days of the Uprising he has been sending secret radio messages to London authorities reporting on the daily events in Warsaw. Apparently allied airplanes have made an air drop of supplies for the Polish insurgents, unfortunately most containers have ended up in enemy hands. In few words, Ward's message stated: Addressed to Colonel P… Sir, last night a small number of containers were dropped on Warsaw at widely scattered points. As far as I have been able to check, five were found of which three contained surgical supplies. Have not found out contents of other two.