December 12-19, 1941

On 19 December, I sent a radiogram to my wife saying, "Am okay!" On 12 December we were issued service gas masks which we never had occasion to use but whose plastic containers proved very useful later on. On 13 December, 27 bombers approached Fort Hughes. This was evidently a feint because the formation split..

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November 17-28, 1941

On 17 Nov. I was relieved of command of I Battery. It was put under command of Lt. Bruns and moved to Fort Hughes. I was assigned to command D Battery. The armament consisted of 2 twelve inch disappearing guns permanently emplaced in 1910, guns shooting out over the sea. On 28 Nov. I was..

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