Dale E. Detrick

Dale E. Detrick

Medical Corps member.

23-Sept. -45

We sighted the Philippines at 11:00 today and remained in sight of the islands the rest of the day. At around 1730 this evening we

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24-Sept-45

We are still in the harbor off the coast of Leyte. We were supposed to unload the patients here that we have aboard but the

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25-Sept.-45

At 10:30 this a.m. the patients that we had aboard were unloaded. I believe that there was a 150 of them. At 1630 we took

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26-Sept.-45

Have been sailing within the sight of land all day. All of the islands that we are passing through are all a part of the

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27-Sept-45

This morning at around 0700 we pulled into Manila Harbor and dropped anchor some distance from shore. Toward evening at around 1700 we pulled anchor

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28-Sept-45

We disembarked from the ship this a.m. at 1000 by a landing barge. Trucks picked us up as soon as we got ashore and brought

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2-Oct.-45

One sees rice fields at various places around here, but this isn’t the main rice producing section of the Philippines. They grow many of the

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