Sgt. Lee McDonald, Sgt. John Pederson, Sgt. Bernard Fitzpatrick, and T/Sgt. Clarence Thomas in Manila.  All four men where there to interview to see if any of them would be selected to fill to slots to attend Officers Candidate School. 

Sgt. John Pederson returned to the United States to attend Officers School escaping the attack on Clark Field.

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Sgt. Jim McComas, S/Sgt. Dave Karlson, and Sgt. Glen Nelson on the beach at Lingayen Gulf.

Sgt. Glen Nelson returned to the United States to attend Officers Candidate School escaping the attack on Clark Field.


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S/Sgt. Byron Veilette on a native outrigger at Lingayen Gulf.

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From the left: Byron Veillette, Jim McComas, Glen Nelson, and John Pederson pose for this photo as Nelson and Pederson waited to board a truck that took them to Manila and transport back to the United States to attend Officers Candidate School. 
Their ship left Manila on December 5, 1941.
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Members of A Company, 194th Tank Battalion, take row call as they prepare for guard duty.  The officer in charge of the detail is Lt. Arthur Root.

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Sgt. Glen Nelson, and a member of his tank crew, in front of his tank at Clark Field in November 1941.  The position of the tank had been selected by Maj. Ernest Miller weeks before the Japanese attack on the airfield.
Sgt. Glen Nelson returned to the United States on the U.S.A.T. Hugh L. Scott to attend Officers Candidate School.  The ship, he was on, sailed three days before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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 Cpl. Lee MacDonald  (behind wheel) and Sgt. Paul Saarinen pose for this picture at Clark Field in October 1941.

Sgt. Paul Saarinen died while a POW

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