Cecil goes to market, and I go to Pinagkaisahan to see the folks there. They are to be evacuated by the Red Cross, as it is too dangerous so close to the fort. The barrios look very deserted, houses vacant, with pigs and chickens that were left behind wandering around looking for something to eat. In the afternoon Cecil and I start an air raid shelter under the house with the help of Mr. Cruz. Willie came along with some papers to fill out. He was mistaken several times for being an enemy alien. Quite an assault on enemy aliens and fifth columnists!
Herman K. Beaber
(1907 -- 2001) American Protestant missionary; interned at Santo Tomas and Los Baños.All Posts