At 4 PM the United States flag was raised over our camp, now named Camp Mallette. Ferris asked me at 9 AM to work in galley – okay. Six B 29’s dropped 150 chutes loaded with food, clothing, medicine, magazines at 10 to 11 AM. I stayed up until 1 AM cooking “beans for breakfast.” Hubert Shurtz ate 20 lbs of food and was not sick!
George E. Steiger
(1905 — 1960), Captain, U.S. Army, stationed in Corregidor with 59th Coast Artillery. P.O.W. in the Philippines and Japan.All Posts