Diary of Ramon A. Alcaraz

October 14, 1941

Reinforcements in equipment, ordnance and personnel that left USA last August started arriving in Manila Sept. 20 last month. Today, the good news is about the arrival of Artillery Ordnance. Fifty 75 mm. Self Propelled Mounts (SPM) Artillery; Twenty four 155 mm. Artillery and 155 mm. Howitzers on wooden wheels  that also arrived were issued to the unit of Col. Alexander Quintard.

Manila front page news is all about USSR Red Army’s continued counter attacks against the Germans in Ukraine and Leningrad fronts; claims Nazi losses to 3 million to their 1.1 million.

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