All ten Military Districts in the Philippines are extra busy since yesterday. One Infantry Regiment and Key O’s and EM of other organic units of EACH of the Phil. Army Divisions started reporting yesterday as ordered to their respective Mobilization Centers for training. The PA Reserves being called to active duty (CAD) are expected to number 75,000 by 1 Dec ’41; 100,000 by 1 Jan ’42; and 200,000 by 1 Apr ’42.
Also, additional senior O’s selected to train at CGSS, Baguio to open Sept. 1 are: B/Gen. Guillermo Francisco; Col. Simeon de Jesus; Lt. Cols. Santiago Guevarra, Ricardo Poblete; Claro Lizardo; Paciano Tangco; Claro Lizardo; Irineo Buenconsejo; Rafael Jalandoni; Calixto Duque; Tomas Domaoal; Fidel Cruz; Bienvenido Alba; Patricio Borromeo; Majors Jaime Velasquez; and Emmanuel Cepeda. They are prospective Division Comdrs. or Staff O’s for the Divisions being mobilized.
Manila News report says US Sec of State Hull warns Japan to leave the Pacific open to US Shipping. Also Hitler and Mussolini met and formulated plans to counter US aid to Allies.