Jan. 14/42

Pfc. Frank Pigg of my detachment was killed by an unexploded anti-aircraft shell. He got out of his bed just in time to get in the path of the shell. Dive bombers are quite active over Cabcaben airfield which is about 14 kilometers from the hospital. Planes are strafing quite a lot, but they cause..

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Dec. 9/41

Several Air Raid alarms early this morning but no planes appeared, At 1:50 pm, 65 bombers flew over city towards naval base at Cavite when they literally levelled it, killing many hundreds and wounding hundreds more. It has been unofficially stated that three thousand were either killed or injured at Cavite. When the planes flew..

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Dec. 8/41

Was awakened by room boy who told me Hawaii had been bombed by Japanese at 2:00 am. I couldn't believe it for some time-too incredible. However, all doubts were soon removed by radio, newspapers and bombings of Camp John Hay at 8 am., where the Japanese apparently thought they would kill Gen. MacArthur who was..

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