Diary of Tomas Confesor

18th day, Jan. 14, 1945

We should leaving today, if the point of contact were accessible and near enough from where we are now.

Why is Osmeña in Florida? Is he ill?

On this news broadcast last night, there was a message that [we] should be at a certain landing at 7 a.m.

I have a strong feeling that a big responsibility is awaiting me. What that is I do not exactly know. But I have an idea that it would have something to do with re-organization of the govt.

Talks on the VP had been current for sometime in Panay. Is there any truth to that now. Let’s wait for developments. The portfolio of the Interior is the ranking cabinet position according to law.

The announcement of Osmeña’s return to America and the message for my evacuation came coincidentally at the same time. Why?