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S.S. President Coolidge

November 19, 1941 

In San Bernardino Straits today–Islands on all sides. Good to see land again. Swell day but cloudy in spots. Everyone feeling fine.

November 17, 1941

Moving at a pretty good clip again. Will be in Manila Thursday. Find out where PLUM is then. Sky cloudy, frequent rains, air sultry.

November 15, 1941

Today we were supposed to reach Guam but won’t be there until tomorrow morning. Today starts the third week of this.

November 12, 1941

Wrote letters and drank scotch today, got a mighty fine buzz on. Getting hotter, must be getting close to the equator.