Diary of Ferdinand E. Marcos

August 19, 1972 Saturday

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Aug 19th (Con’t)

Malacañan Palace

Manila

rockets and supplies (2) that they are being helped by Red China (3) that they could present such a credible force they would be supported by a substatial portion of the civilian population and by other foreign governments. I attach copy of the order. The reports today indicate the new 60 inch pipe of Nawasa in San Juan was blasted by explosives and in a firefight in an ambush on Metrocom troops an M-14 of Serial No. beginning with 620and type similar to those captured in Palanan, Isabela was captured in Marikina Heights.

These shows the Urban Guerilla has the firearms and are already operating in Manila. So I have to prepare for their activities.

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