Tuesday, December 23, 1941

Called Mrs. Woods, Hawaiian-Philippine Central, to ask about using vacant staff house after talk with Captain Jones. Captain Jones advised me chances of getting to Manila were practically nil and he suggested I leave Bacolod as I was only American there and no one could guarantee evacuation for children in case of sudden landing of Japanese troops or of air attack. Mrs. Woods offered furnished house.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin