From: Manila (Nihro)
August 4, 1941
Intelligence of primary order.
1. Two destroyers sailed on the fourth. All the war ships at anchor have sailed. There are, however, several small destroyers in the neighborhood of Corregidor [a]. (This was observed by the crews of the Koden Maru and the Kaisoku Maru.)
2. About six-hundred American soldiers have arrived in Manila on the Coolidge. (This was learned from the crew of the Coolidge.)
ARMY 20634 Trans. 8/7/41 (6)
[a] An island in Cavite Province at the entrance of Manila Bay.
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)