Diary of Victor Buencamino

June 25, 1942

Not all the people have surrendered to the Japanese. Guerilla activities continue unabated in the hills. The Japanese have issued a warning to all guerillas to surrender by the end of June 1942. The warning ended with the exhortation: “Don’t repent too late by continuing your futile resistance and letting this best chance for you to surrender slip by.”

Mr. Takizawa found a guerilla pass on his desk. Attached was a letter from a guerillero. “You are a good Japanese. So use this pass to save your life when the time comes.”