Radioed the USAFFE several times but no answer.
Upon return to camp at 7:00 AM learned that Maj Fellows had heard that parachute troops had landed at Trinidad. He ordered the post evacuated and all communication installations destroyed. Also code books. Post was uninhabited when I got back. Brought the troops back from Itogon at night. Radioed the USAFFE by Bureau of Post radio in the clear but not answered.
86 Japs transports visible in Lingayen Gulf. Took USAFFE orders down to Naguilian to Col Bonnett to have him withdraw all troops to join USAFFE. Bombed again but no damaed. Moved Mess to #14.
Had hectic night. Informed that I had been misinformed as to the situation”. Went down the Kennon rd. at midnight on PR to find out. I was right. The gate was blocked by Japs per information from PA Engr officer and PA Trainee det. Six of their 16 trucks had been captured.
Things not going well near Bacnotan. Troops reported surrounded by Japs and reinforcements reported coming up Kennon rd. to move down Naguilian.
Jp reported moving south from Vigan. Major Moses and Noble have bus at Bacnotan to meet them.
Japs reported at many places along west coast. Placed all of Co A on Naguilian rd. and part of Co B on Kennon rd.
No change. Moved Mess to log cabin, #56.
Visited outpost. All well. Had expected only 45 Jap internees. Have over three hundred. Hiyakawa, Yammamoto and Nagatomi in charge. Good men.
Nothing much doing. A lot of radios. Civilian Engrs. doing a lot of damage up north.