Oct. 7, 1942

This running account of events is being started at this time being a set of correlations of events extracted chiefly from the Diary of Lt. Col. Jack Schwartz, Maj. E.R. Wernitizanig, Lt. H.E. Sigrist an others together with my own memory of events and places. The accuracy of events & places may be slightly questioned..

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December 9, 1941

About 2:00 A.M. was awakened by distant explosions & shaking of the building. Jumped from bed & ran outside. Explosions & gun fire from Nichols field accompanied by a myriad of red flares. Staid up discussing the situation with some apprehension. At 4:00 A.M. all hands called to Sternberg as casualties started arriving from Iba..

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Manila P.I. Dec. 8-41

December 8 -- Upon appearing for breakfast at our comfortable? (Little did we realize at the time luxury in which we were living) Genl Luna Ora I was presented with a copt of the Bulletin flaunting large headlines of the attack on Pearl Harbor & announcing that US & Japan were at war. This should..

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