17 October 1941
Reports of reliability A.
On the afternoon of the 17th the
5 submarines (140 class)
BERU 1 minelayer and
In addition to the above ships in port at present on the 18th are as follows:
The same as my #685*
- - - - - - (4 groups missing).
3. Large scale barracks are being constructed at NUEBA ESIHA between Cabanatuan and Laur (about 131 kilometers from Manila).
4. It is said that mechanized maneuvers are being carried out between Laur and Aguilla.
JD-1: 6004 (H) Navy Trans. 10-22-41 (6-AR)
*JD-1: 5952 (SIS #23755).
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)