Friday, June 2, 1939

[page 1] Meeting at MacArthur's Office. Present. His staff and the general staff. Macarthur talks at length on the history of scattered camps, trying to justify their establishment. He recognizes however the fact that in as much as the president relieves him of the political phase of the national defense, he (MacArthur) has no more..

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June 1, 1939 Thursday

[page 1] --Thursday-- Meeting at Malacañan. Present -- President and Secretary Vargas, the full staff of the Military Adviser and the members of the general staff. Valdez, Lim Garcia and myself. The pres. addresses the council by saying that from time to time he will call this body together and discuss important matter in the..

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Thursday, May 18, 1939

  [page 1] The president calls for me to be at Camp Claudio early. I was there before he called. We inspected the horses and the stables. He saw the troops drilled. He asked me about the troop commander and I reported that the troop commander was about to be tried and probably he would..

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Wednesday, May 17, 1939

[This entry is written in the hand of Lourdes, daughter of the author, and seems to have been dictated by the author] [page 1] Lim takes his oath. The Military Adviser's Office, all the Philippine Army officers from Lt Col up and all the officers of the Constabulary from [?] up in Manila except Gen..

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Friday April 21, 1939

Col. Eisenhower comes to see me today. He talks first about an inspection report. We then talk about our troubles. He tells me of MacArthur's wrong ideas because he does not want to disagree with anyone. His pay is too great and he would not lose it for anything. Col E tells me that he..

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April 17, 1939

Secretary Vargas has called me on the phone several times to ask about particular subjects and each time has told me he has been instructed by the President to have me re-detailed to Malacañan. (Contact duty requiring about 30 minutes per day.) I have told him time and again that I have no objection to..

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