April 11, 1942 

Day quiet. At supper time 10 B-25s and 3 B-17Es came in. Going to do a bit of bombing then back and chance to move on south. I hope I get it. Was a wonderful sight to see them come in. At about 5:00 that afternoon, the personnel at the Del Monte Field were startled..

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April 10, 1942 

Another lazy day. Not much news of Bataan. Terms being arranged. Cebu attacked. Quite a few of the pilots got out of Bataan. We wonder who. Lundee trying to get us on south from here. Dyess stayed on --naturally. Ozzie Lunde flew south in one of the P-35As on April 8th, another pilot in his..

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April 7, 1942 

Up early, left for Cebu before daylight. Spent day there in Civilization [sic], it doesn't seem possible, good food, no bombers. I felt like a kid with a new toy. Left for Del Monte, arriving at dusk. Burns doesn't indicate how he got down to Cebu and Del Monte, but he was probably a passenger..

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April 4, 1942 

Bombers around most of the day. Up most of the night, alert in case of attack and bring plane in and out. John Posten and Ray Gehrig brought the two P-35As in at Bataan Field from Mindanao at 7:15 a.m., the two ships loaded with candy, cigarettes, quinine, cigars, brandy, and mail. 

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