September 4-December 25, 1941

Company “K” 31st. Infantry left Manila Sept 4-1941, went to “B” range lived in tents until war was declared, Dec. 8-1941 Pearl Harbor was.bombed Dec. 7-1941 bombed Clark Field Dec 8-1941 at 12:45 noon, bombed Nichols Field morning of Dec. 9-1941 at 2:10.

We had taken they field were dug in West of McKinley. Then moved East of Nichols Field. Then was loaded on large red bosses bag and baggage and moved to Alicay [Abucay], dug and built up line. Was there Xmas day had steamed rice and cold salmon for dinner.

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