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Thursday, December 18, 1941

Quezon’s speech on radio—first mention of it since first blocked-out broadcast. Evidently broadcast had been blocked by American headquarters, not Japanese.

Puppy lost. Loss seemed of maximum importance due to strain. Puppy found under Jim’s desk at office. Dog lonesome.

4:30 telephone call that partial list of survivors of S.S. Corregidor released, all Filipinos. Iloilo bombed in early afternoon—across bay from Bacolod, 15 minutes by plane. Three American passenger planes destroyed on ground. Oil supply of Asiatic Petroleum set on fire, smoke visible from Bacolod. Bodegas of Warner Barnes, cadres for Filipino trainees bombed.