December 10, 1941 

Took off at 9:00, went Rosales and Nichols. Alert at N.F. Patrol there, just coming in when Nips hit. Didn't stay long, landed out of gas at Cabanatuan Field covered with barrels, wrecked plane. Burns and squadron mate Gus Williams were flying a patrol over Nichols Field in late morning and low on gas were..

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October 16, 1941

The 1st Q-Boat Squadron had been training since last March and after six months tactical exercises in various scenarios, it is  confident of performing anticipated missions.  Our Joint Training with PT Ron 3, USN, bolstered not only our morale but also the number of our torpedo boats to a total of nine, a potent number..

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April 14, 1936

With Survey Board at the Bureau of Science. Very interesting. Lunch with Judge Purdy, Doria and Judge Ingersoll at the Manila Hotel. Dinner at home for Miss Buchan and Rosales and to a dance at the Casino Español for the 5th anniversay of the founding of the Spanish "Republic"--there must have been few of those..

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