9 Dec. ’41

Awakened at 0300 with heavy bombing of Nichols Field. All alert at the hospital, securing at 0600. Early conference with Commandant regarding transfer of all patients to Sternberg General Hospital and 154 were transferred at 1300 by water. 62 patients were discharged ths day before which included al] Veterans and Navy about ready for duty...

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8 Dec ’41

Called at 0345 by Lieut. Comr. Grandfield, War Plans Officer of Cavite Navy Yard, stating that hostilities had begun. Conference on veranda with Executive Officer Capt. L.J. Roberts and Dr. C.C. Welch, Hospital War Plans Officer. To yard at 0700 to confer with Commandant. Orders secured for immediate sand bags and lighter for transfer of..

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