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[[In top box (margin)]]
懇友 故
渡邊茂
軍曹殿
ノ想ヒ出

[[Image - color drawing of Japanese pilot, likely of 渡邊茂, at top right side of page]]

[[main text]]
延吉ノ巻
頭ノ低イ、交際シ易イ先輩デアツタ
故軍曹ハ性格温順ニシテ愉快ナ人ダ
ツタ. 毎モ猛烈ナ訓練ノ疲労恢復
ノタメか彼ハ大ニメダツテ酒保ニテ顔ヲ合
セタ. 元氣明朗デ相モ変ラズ轟
引ナ「オーダ」ヲ擧ゲタモノダ. 横手伍長殿ト戦友デアツタ
彼ト第一ノ後輩デアル自分トハ本当ニ兄弟ノ様ダツタ.
一ツノ饅頭モ「二ツ」ニ別ケ一本ノ「タバコ」モ二人デ合ケアツタモノダ.
或ル日ノ外出、彼ハ自分ノ人生行路ヲ我々ニ物語ツテ指導シテ下レタ
モノダ.
衛門屯ノ巻
悲憤タリ. 彼ハ酒ヲ好ミ、喰ベバ亦明朗. 悲憤シテ少飛ノ気魄
ヲ吐く. [[?]]. 左レバ友.茂軍曹ハ尊クモ衛門屯ノ大
空ノ御柱トナル. 悲シイカナ 只々涙已マズ
想ヒ出亦轉タ無量.感慨痛[[?]]悲ス.

Transcription Notes:
Transcription above has 左レバ友 (third line from the end), but is it possible that it is 在レバ友?

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