Lt. Col. Martin W. Joyce's world travels

Travels from honolulu to san francisco

Ticket given to Joyce in order for him to travel from Honolulu, Hawaii to San Francisco (MF 57)

Physical examination

In Boston for physical examination (MF 6)

Liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp, Joyce arrives at Dachau

After hearing that the Dachau Concentration Camp was still standing, Joyce was attached to the 45th division which took command during the liberation of the Camp. Joyce helped the prisoners regain strength and organized transportation to all European countries. After Dachau was liberated, he returned HQ 7th army as chief Public Safety Officer for the western Detroit U.S. military zone. He was charged with the supervision and organization of all city and state police departments in the area, he was also asked to constantly check the German employees. (Joyce’s travels, MF 2)

Receives orders to report to honolulu

oyce receives orders from Adjutant General Adams to report to Honolulu. He was to take a train to San Francisco where he would board a boat to take him to Hawaii. He had to have done these orders by July 9, 1941 (MF 41)

Orders backed up

Joyce’s previous orders to go to Honolulu on June 11 were backed up until July 1, 1941. In other words, the day Martin Joyce leaves for Hawaii gets pushed back about 3 weeks. (MF 42)

Reports to hawaii

Reported to Hawaii as assistant officer and put in charge of planning and supervising installation of radio stations for all units in the area. (Joyce’s travels, MF1)

Arrives in Hawaii

Arrived in Hawaii (MF 44)

Signed up for life insurance

West Roxbury/ Boston- Signed up for life insurance, $10,000 (Military file 38)

In Boston

In Boston (MF 44)

Seize all radio unites

Ordered to seize all radio units held by Japanese and German aliens in Hawaii → Pearl Harbor (MF 1)

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