Diary of John P. Horan IV

Dec. 16, 1941

Visited outpost. All well. Had expected only 45 Jap internees. Have over three hundred. Hiyakawa, Yammamoto and Nagatomi in charge. Good men.

Dec. 15, 1941

Nothing much doing. A lot of radios. Civilian Engrs. doing a lot of damage up north.

Dec. 14, 1941

Seven planes came overhead but dropped no bombs. Inspected Murphy’s position again. Well located.

Dec. 13, 1941

First sleep for five nights. Feel a wreck and mighty dopy feel better now. Can think.